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Fossil Grove

Door open days

15 September 2018 (Sat-Sun 12pm-4pm)

16 September 2018 (Tours available on request 12pm-3.30pm; 30 minutes)

Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival

Fossil Grove houses a unique collection of fossil trees, formed 325 million years ago. This once vast forest eventually became the coal that powered Glasgow’s industry. Marvel at this piece of ancient history in the beautiful surroundings of Victoria Park.



Key Information

Building Date: Circa 1890

Sat-Sun 12pm-4pm

Tours available on request 12pm-3.30pm; 30 minutes

​Booking not required

Tour meeting point: At the front of Fossil Grove


Some geologically themed children’s activities including fossil and volcano making.

Where to find us

  • Victoria Park
  • Glasgow
  • G14 9NY