Opening Times

Address: The Hidden Gardens, 25a Albert Drive, Glasgow, G41 2PE | 0141 433 2722.

UPDATE 8 JULY 2020:
The Hidden Gardens will reopen on Thursday 16 July. Your safety, and that of our staff, is our highest priority. That’s why we’ve introduced time slots for everyone. This will help us to keep a safe social distance.

Everyone will need to pre-book a time slot (max. 2 hours) to be allowed into the gardens. We’re sorry, but you won’t be able to come in without it.

Before you visit please read our guide to visiting the Gardens during coronavirus.

Book a time slot here.

Garden Opening hours (16 July – end Aug)
Tue: 11.30am-1.30pm and 2-4pm
Thu: 10am-12pm and 2-4pm
Fri: 2-4pm and 5–7pm
Sat: 11am-1pm and 2 -4pm

 


Plan Your Journey

Getting here is easy whether you are walking, cycling, driving or taking public transport.

Address 
The Hidden Gardens, 25a Albert Drive, Glasgow, G41 2PE | 0141 433 2722. Find The Hidden Gardens on Google Maps.

Bike
There are bicycle racks at our Pollokshaws Road entrance. We do not allow bicycles, tricycles, roller skates, skateboards, and scooters into The Gardens.

Car
There is only on-street car-parking available. If driving along the M8, take Exit 20.

Bus
The 4, 5, 6 and 7 buses, operated by First Glasgow, take you to Victoria Road. Get off at LIDL, walk down Cuthbertson Street to Pollokshaws Road, where you will see the sign for The Hidden Gardens.

The 3, 38 and 57 buses, operated by First Glasgow, take you to Pollokshaws Road. Get off at McDonald’s and walk towards Albert Drive until you see the sign for The Hidden Gardens. McGill’s also operate a 3 bus, get off at Albert Drive.

The 59 bus, operated by First Glasgow, takes you to Albert Drive. Get off at Tramway and and walk around the corner to Pollokshaws road where you will see the sign for The Hidden Gardens.

Travel websites: First Glasgow / McGill’s

Train
Only 5 minutes from Glasgow Central, trains to Pollokshields East station are every 15 minutes, operated by ScotRail. Once at Pollokshields East station, go up the stairs, turn right, and continue until you reach Tramway. Walk around the corner to Pollokshaws road where you will see the sign for The Hidden Gardens.

Travel websites: ScotRail


How to find us

You can enter The Hidden Gardens from two entrances.

1. Update 8 July 2020: there is no entry via our neighbours Tramway due to COVID-19. At present, you can only enter the gardens from Pollokshaws Rd.

2. Entrance at Pollokshaws Road:
Start from our sign at the gate at Pollokshaws Road. Follow the green dots!


Code of conduct

What can I do at The Hidden Gardens?

  • admire the plants
  • look for beasties
  • find a quiet place
  • enjoy a picnic
  • listen to the birds

For the enjoyment of all please make sure that children under 12 are accompanied by an adult and remember:

  • No smoking or vaping
  • Assistance dogs only
  • No loud music
  • No alcohol
  • No ball games
  • No bikes, scooters or skates
  • No climbing, picking or pruning

Access & Toilets

Access
The Gardens are fully wheelchair accessible at both entrances from Pollokshaws Road and through Tramway. There are wide stone paths around The Gardens, and ramps to take you into the Medicinal Courtyard and Boilerhouse.

Assistance dogs only allowed.

The nearest train station, Pollokshields East, does not currently have wheelchair access.

Toilets
There are no public toilets within The Gardens, and our neighbours Tramway are currently closed.


Group Visits

Find out about Volunteer Guided Tours and this beautiful outdoor classroom perfect for schools and community groups.