West Boathouse


The Weir Glasgow Green G1 5QA

A.B. MacDonald, Office of Public Woks, 1905

Category B Listed

The B-listed West Boathouse is the well-used and much loved home of Glasgow’s oldest rowing club.  Come and see this unique timber frame building, still in active use and filled with historic images of rowing on the Clyde.

Come and have a look around our historic building on the beautiful banks of the Clyde in Glasgow Green.  Enjoy a cup of tea in our club room and watch the rowers mess about on the river.  The club has some historic images and photographs on display and our club members will be delighted to show you around and tell you all about being a rower in Glasgow.

Part of the Childrens Programme: Rowing taster sessions for children are available on request.  Children must be 12 or older, able to swim and have signed our disclaimer.  Sessions will last between 30 and 45 mins.  Email to confirm in advance.

Discover Glasgows Industrial Heritage: The River Clyde made Glasgow the 2nd City of the Empire.  At the height of the Citys industrial might, rowing was one of the most popular activities on the river for work and for leisure.  The industrial era has passed, but rowing remains on the Clyde.

Discover Green Glasgow: Where else in Glasgow can a sports club make use of a natural corridor and get up close to wildlfie including deer, swans, foxes, heron, kingfishers and the occasional seal all within a parkland setting?  Come andhear from our members what it is like to

Number in Brochure: 48

Opening Times

Sat & Sun 10am 4pm


Limited Disabled Access
Ground floor only is level access, to view boat storage and boat yard.



Refreshments Available

Getting Here

Nearest Train or Subway Station(s): Argyle Street Low Level, High Street, St Enoch Underground

Parking: Car Park Available On-Site Free of Charge
Vehicle access to Glasgow Green via Kings Drive 5mph limit in Green


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West Boathouse

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West Boathouse
55.851829, -4.243831