Greyfriars Garden


Shuttle Street  G1 1QA

ERZ (raised beds and layout), 2012

A tranquil growing space and community garden located on the site of Glasgows medieval Franciscan friary. It’s a showpiece stalled space boasting raised beds, greenhouses, DIY wormeries & composting and a wildflower meadow. A one-off opportunity to meet the enthusiastic gardeners!

This is a one off opportunity to visit our hidden gem and to meet our enthusiastic gardeners. You will see at first hand what can be grown in 1 and 2 metre square plots; enjoy the beauty of the garden and wildflower meadow; learn how to make your own composting area and wormery; learn how the garden got its name and see how whisky barrels provide the water life for the garden.

Part of the Childrens Programme: We will run a garden trail quiz for children( 5 12 years)  at 11.30 and 2.30 on 19th & 20th September. This quiz will take children on a fun tour of the growing plots and increase their knowledge of pants and vegetables grown in the garden. Children mus

Discover Green Glasgow: As a growing space in the heart if the Merchant City, Greyfriars Garden is a model for city centre growing.

Number in Brochure: 20

Opening Times

Sat & Sun 10am 4pm. Tours: Available on request; Meeting Point: Garden Gates on Shuttle Street.


Restrictions on Access: The wildflower meadow isnt wheelchair accessible and the paths in the garden are level but graveled .

Limited Disabled Access


Getting Here

Nearest Train or Subway Station(s): High Street Station, Glasgow

Parking: On Street Parking Available Charges Apply
High Street Car Park £1.40 per hour Mon-Sat

Greyfriars Garden

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Greyfriars Garden
55.860298, -4.241555