Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls & Tennis Centre

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Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls & Tennis Centre
Kelvin Way, Glasgow, G3 7TA
0141 287 5314

Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls & Tennis Centre

Drumchapel Park Bowling Green

Free Bowling at Kelvingrove

The Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls Centre played host the 2014 Lawn Bowls competitions. The centre has one of the most dramatic settings of all the Games venues, situated next to the magnificent Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and overlooked by the equally spectacular Victorian edifice of Glasgow University.

The Bowls Centre is located at the southern end of Kelvingrove Park which is situated in Glasgow’s West End, considered to be one of the most desirable residential locations in Glasgow. This area is close to a host of shops, bars and restaurants.

  • Free to use - no booking required
  • Sessions allocated on a first come first served basis.  ​
  • Please call for casual bookings. 
  • Ask at the venue or call for Regular Lets or Events Applications. 
  • A range of major Events will take place at Kelvingrove during the season so please check at the venue for Green Restrictions and Closures
  • The Kelvingrove 2014 Lawn Bowls Centre is a No Smoking Venue.
  • Parking: On street but controlled Zone. Nearest Car Park is in Bunhouse Road (a few minutes walk)  

Please note: we are currently unable to offer an online or pre booking facility for any activity at Kelvingrove 

Lawn Bowls goes Casual   

Lawn Bowls is Going Casual! 

For Barefoot Bowls there is no dress code, no rigid rules, no special footwear, or even no footwear, the main rule is to have fun!

Family Sessions

Family sessions offer a relaxed friendly atmosphere to get together with family and friends. All equipment will be out and available to use and staff will be on hand to help give you an introduction to the game if needed.

Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls
Sunday 1.30pm to 4.30pm

Glasgow Club Castlemilk
Sunday 1.30pm to 4.30pm

Remember our barefoot bowls equipment is available during facility opening hours and there will always be someone on hand to help just ask and we’ll set up the equipment for you.

Whether it’s a family day out, corporate function or just a get together with your mates, Barefoot Bowls is a great way to spend a few hours!

Best of all it’s FREE and available

7 days a week.

Weekly Sessions

Adult & kids equipment provided, no experience required, staff are on hand to help give you an introduction to the game.

Available until September 2016 at:

Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls and Tennis Centre Kelvin Way, Glasgow Life G3 7TA
07920 048 945

Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm
Saturday & Sunday 9am to 6pm

Glasgow Club Castlemilk, Outdoor Green, Dougrie Road, G45 9NH.
0141 276 0725

Monday 10am to 9pm
Tuesday – Friday 9am to 9pm
Saturday & Sunday 10am to 5pm

Bowls & a Blether

There’s a Good Move for everyone! With staff on hand to show you the ropes, play
an end or two and have a blether and a cuppa.

Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls
Monday 2pm to 4pm

Looking for some more regular commitment to bowls or a stronger element of competition?

At Kelvingrove Bowling Club, Ruchill Ladies, Grove Bowls Club

Other Local Clubs:

Croftfoot Bowling Club, Kelvindale Bowling Club, Partick Bowling Club,
Partickhill Bowling Club, St Vincent Bowling Club,Willowbank Bowling Club,
​Woodend Bowling and Tennis Club

Please contact the relevant Bowling Club for further information.

vities held at Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls and Tennis Centre.

  • 6 Greens
  • Accessible Toilet


Opening Hours - April to September

Open Close
Monday to Friday 0900 2100
Saturday 0900 1800
​Sunday ​0900 1800​

Actual Opening Hours vary during the season to please check with venue for monthly updates.


Directions to Kelvingrove Park



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