Alexandra Park

It’s not hard to see why this park is popular with locals. If you take a trip to Alexandra Park you’ll find a mixture of formal gardens, flower beds and open green spaces, as well as plenty of leisure and recreation facilities. Head to the top of the park and you’ll be rewarded with impressive views of Ben Lomond and the Tinto Hills. Whatever you’re going to Alexandra Park for, get your visit off to a great start by staying in a nearby Premier Inn.

Alexandra Park, Glasgow

Top tip

If you fancy a round of golf on your visit, be sure to check the opening times for the course so you’re not disappointed.

What's on

Since opening in 1870, the park has become packed to the brim with things to do. Play a game of bowls on the green, head out for a round of golf, take your mountain bike for a ride or keep the kids busy in one of the playgrounds. The choice is yours!

Getting there

Located in Dennistoun, to the east of Glasgow city centre, you’ll find a number of transport options that will take you to Alexandra Park.

Getting around Alexandra Park

Alexandra Park has all the facilities you need for a great day out.

Whether you’re approaching from the north, south, east or west, you’ll find a map of the park near your entrance. As well as pointing out the different areas of the park, the map highlights all the facilities, including the office, café and public toilets.

Although there are areas of uneven surface, you’ll find paved routes throughout the park which are suitable for those with limited mobility.

Eating and drinking

Whether you fancy a meal in a local café or eating al fresco, there’s plenty of choice at Alexandra Park.


Inside Alexandra Park

Within Alexandra Park you’ll find a small café serving a range of hot and cold lunches, snacks and drinks. If you want to make the most of the park’s green spaces and great views, why not pack your own lunch and enjoy the picnic areas.

Pizza slices

Near Alexandra Park

If you don’t fancy the park’s café and don’t want to bring a picnic, there are some great restaurants nearby. Head to Christine’s or Stan’s for a traditional Scottish café experience or choose from Celino’s and Pizza Port for some authentic Italian tastes.

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