Castlemilk Park

The woodlands of Castlemilk Park run through the heart of Castlemilk and are a great place to visit; it’s a place that is rich in history and a home to many creatures.

Castlemilk Park

About Castlemilk Park

Castlemilk Park Machrie Road, Glasgow South Side G45 0AZ
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For some people the woodlands are a place for peaceful relaxation and for others a place of exploration and discovery. What do these woods mean to you?

The woods stretch from Croftfoot Road to Ardencraig Road and were once part of the designed landscape of Castlemilk House, which was demolished in 1969. The house was situated above the pond near where the Jeely Piece Playzone is located; part of the ruin is still visible today. The old tree lined driveways that now form part of the path network were spectacular. Oak, beech and lime trees tower over head.

Throughout the season these woods are home to many species of plant and animal. In spring, bluebells carpet the woodland and bird song fills the air. Look out for bats on those warm summer evenings or marvel at the fantastic fungi and colour of an autumn adventure. Why not follow those animal tracks on a winter walk; if you’re lucky you may see a roe deer.

Upcoming Events at Castlemilk Park

Starry Starry Night

Starry Starry Night

23rd January 2019
Join experts from Glasgow University at Castlemilk Park and learn how to sort the stars from the satellites and the planets from the planes!
Taster Day

Taster Day

27th January 2019
Try out a variety of woodland tasks on one of Castlemilk Park's regular taster session events!
Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

2nd February 2019
Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment!
Castlemilk Park Photo Walking Club

Castlemilk Park Photo Walking Club

11th February 2019
Come along to Castlemilk Park on the second Monday of each month with your camera for an educational Photo Walk!
Love Your Woodland

Love Your Woodland

13th February 2019
In the spirit of the month of love, come along to show your appreciation for your woodland at Castlemilk Park on February 13th!
Snowdrop Stroll

Snowdrop Stroll

24th February 2019
Enjoy a guided walk through Castlemilk Park on Sunday 24th February hunting for snowdrops and some of the park's wildlife!
Inspiring Nature Events

Inspiring Nature Events

24th February 2019
Get inspired by nature on one of Castlemilk Park's regular events ranging from foraging for food and medicine to having breakfast with moths!
Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

2nd March 2019
Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment!
Castlemilk Park Photo Walking Club

Castlemilk Park Photo Walking Club

11th March 2019
Come along to Castlemilk Park on the second Monday of each month with your camera for an educational Photo Walk!
Taster Day

Taster Day

19th March 2019
Try out a variety of woodland tasks on one of Castlemilk Park's regular taster session events!

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