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Greenbank Garden , Fountain

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Greenbank Gardens can be found in Clarkston , Glasgow approximately 6 miles from the city centre .

The walled gardens take up 2.5 acres of this , which includes a fountain , pond , greenhouse and several different areas with many species of plants and flowers .

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