Greenbank Garden

Parks & Gardens

The National Trust For Scotland, Flenders Road, Off Mearns Road, Clarkston, City Of Glasgow, G76 8RB

    Greenbank Garden is a tranquil celebration of the gardener’s art in the grounds of a Grade-A listed Georgian house.

    From mini-orchards to explosions of snowdrops, Greenbank is a delight through the seasons. Find ideas, techniques and inspiration for your own garden and enjoy the ornamental pools and fountains. Take a woodland walk and enjoy the soaring beeches and chattering waters.

    Greenbank House gives a glimpse into the life of Robert Allason and his family. Allason was an 18th-century tobacco lord in the days when Glasgow was the second city of the British Empire. The house has remained virtually unchanged since it was built.

    Some of the daffodil varieties cultivated by Allason have yet to be properly identified and classified.


    2 Garden
    Green Tourism Silver
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    all year, daily, 9.30-sunset

    Shop and Tearoom:
    10 January to 27 March, Sat & Sun, 1-4
    28 March to 22 October, daily, 11-5
    23 October to 20 December, Sat & Sun, 1-4

    28 March to 22 October, Sunday only, 2-4


    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site The tearoom serves tea/coffee, cold drinks and a selection of cakes & biscuits.
    • Shop There is an NTS gift shop and plant sales, with a changing range of plants available.


    • Toilets

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden

    Wedding Services

    • Able to erect a marquee
    • Civil Ceremony
    • Religious Ceremony
    • Romantic Location


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome


    • ASVA Member
    • Picnic Area


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Parking

    Public Transport Directions

    Greenbank Garden is off Flenders Road, Clarkston, Glasgow. 6 miles south of Glasgow city centre.

    By road
    Flenders Road. Off M77 junction 4, follow A727 (formerly A726), follow signs for East Kilbride to Clarkston Toll (signposted Greenbank Garden).

    By bus
    No. 44/44a, Glasgow to Newton Mearns; telephone Buchanan Street Bus Station on (0141) 333 3708 for timetable information

    By train
    Clarkston station is 1.25 miles away (half-hourly train service from Glasgow Central station)


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    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site
      • With designated parking for visitors with disabilities
    • There is a drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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