A Gardens in Strathclyde
Within easy reach of city residents, this unique walled garden contains plants and designs of particular interest to suburban gardeners and includes fountains and a woodland walks. The garden of Greenbank House is an educational garden to inspire and educate visitors on how to grow a very wide range of more unusual plants which are available in the trade.
Garden: all year, daily 9.30-sunset.
Shop and Tearoom:
5 Jan to 31 Mar, Sat/Sun 1-4
1 Apr to 23 Oct, daily 11-5
24 Oct to 19 Dec, Sat/Sun 1-4.
House: 1 Apr to 31 Oct, Sun 2-4
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The Private House Stay's Guide
The heavy industries have long gone, but Glasgow is still the largest and most cosmopolitan urban area of Scotland with many mixed influences from Ireland and the Hebrides. The suburbs that stretch out along the shores of the Clyde are some of the richest property areas in Scotland and much regeneration is in progress in Paisley and other industrial areas. On the city's South Side is Pollock Country Park, home to the Burrell Collection and Pollock House. The Clydeside Walkway is an attraction in itself, running from Victoria Bridge in the east to the River Kelvin in the west