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

Celebrating International Peace Day

Celebrating International Peace Day

21st September 2018
Listen to stories and help decorate the trees in the stable gardens as Castlemilk Park celebrates International Peace Day!
Taster Day

Taster Day

23rd September 2018
Try out a variety of woodland tasks on one of Castlemilk Park's regular taster session events!
Batman and Walkin’

Batman and Walkin’

28th September 2018
Discover the bats that live in and around the woods of Castlemilk Park - it's fun for all the family!
Woodland Nippers

Woodland Nippers

4th October 2018
Woodland Nippers is a fun, free, nature group for kids under 6 and their grown ups held monthly at Castlemilk Park!
Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

6th October 2018
Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment!
Junior Rangers

Junior Rangers

6th October 2018
Castlemilk Park's Junior Rangers is a six month programme of events especially for 13 to 18 year olds where they will learn different skills in nature conservation.
Inspiring Nature Events

Inspiring Nature Events

7th October 2018
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 Park Photo Walking Club

Castlemilk Park Photo Walking Club

8th October 2018
Come along to Castlemilk Park on the second Monday of each month with your camera for an educational Photo Walk!
Castlemilk Strollers

Castlemilk Strollers

9th October 2018
Join the Castlemilk Park team on their free regular parent & baby walking group which meets once a month between May and December!
All About Owls

All About Owls

17th October 2018
Head along to Castlemilk Park during the holidays to meet and learn about a selection of owls courtesy of Owl Magic!
Wild Thursdays

Wild Thursdays

18th October 2018
Spend a 'Wild Thursday' at Castlemilk Park hunting for mini-beasts, plants and animals during the October school holidays!
Castlemilk Park Pumpkin Festival

Castlemilk Park Pumpkin Festival

21st October 2018 - 27th October 2018
Castlemilk Park will be holding their annual Pumpkin Festival this October featuring carving and a parade!
Woodland Nippers

Woodland Nippers

1st November 2018
Woodland Nippers is a fun, free, nature group for kids under 6 and their grown ups held monthly at Castlemilk Park!
Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

3rd November 2018
Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment!
Junior Rangers

Junior Rangers

3rd November 2018
Castlemilk Park's Junior Rangers is a six month programme of events especially for 13 to 18 year olds where they will learn different skills in nature conservation.
Castlemilk Park Photo Walking Club

Castlemilk Park Photo Walking Club

12th November 2018
Come along to Castlemilk Park on the second Monday of each month with your camera for an educational Photo Walk!
Castlemilk Strollers

Castlemilk Strollers

13th November 2018
Join the Castlemilk Park team on their free regular parent & baby walking group which meets once a month between May and December!
Taster Day

Taster Day

20th November 2018
Try out a variety of woodland tasks on one of Castlemilk Park's regular taster session events!
Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

1st December 2018
Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment!
Woodland Nippers

Woodland Nippers

6th December 2018
Woodland Nippers is a fun, free, nature group for kids under 6 and their grown ups held monthly at Castlemilk Park!
Castlemilk Park Photo Walking Club

Castlemilk Park Photo Walking Club

10th December 2018
Come along to Castlemilk Park on the second Monday of each month with your camera for an educational Photo Walk!
Castlemilk Strollers

Castlemilk Strollers

11th December 2018
Join the Castlemilk Park team on their free regular parent & baby walking group which meets once a month between May and December!
Castlemilk Park Photo Walking Club

Castlemilk Park Photo Walking Club

14th January 2019
Come along to Castlemilk Park on the second Monday of each month with your camera for an educational Photo Walk!
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!
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!

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