Pollok Country Park

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Contact Information

2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow South Side G43 1AT
Pollok Country Park Website
01412760924
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Opening Hours

The park is open at all times, however the specific facilities within the park are subject to opening times.
Pollok Country Park
About Pollok Country Park

Pollok Country Park is Glasgow's largest park and the only Country Park within Glasgow. Its extensive woodlands and gardens provide a quiet sanctuary for both visitors and wildlife.

It attracts walkers and cyclists with 11km of tarmacked woodland paths, gardens and trails to enjoy. The White Cart Water runs through the park past the grand Pollok House, ancestral home of the Maxwell Family, now managed by the National Trust for Scotland. Pollok Country Park was voted Europe’s Best Park in 2008 and this year will go for Green Flag status, the national quality award for parks in the UK.

Attractions to Pollok Country Park include the world famous Burrell Collection, the working Clydesdale Horses and Glasgow's much acclaimed, award winning fold of Highland Cattle.

The park is located in the South west of the city just 3 miles from the city centre. It is bounded to the South by the White Cart Water, North by Dumbreck Road and East by Haggs Road and Pollokshaws Road. The main access to the park is via the Pollokshaws Road entrance. Pedestrian access is also available from Dumbreck Road and from the Glasgow to Irvine Cycle Way from Corkerhill.

Visitor Centre


The former Lecture Room within the Old Stable Courtyard has been transformed into a Visitor Centre. The Centre provides both an intriguing glimpse at the history of the estate and a background to the environmental importance of the Country Park.

Volunteers


If you wish to become more involved, we are always looking for volunteers to help with practical conservation tasks and to help out with surveys and events.

Livestock Demonstrations


Pollok Country Park is famous for its Highland Cattle fold and its Heavy Horses. The livestock staff will be giving demonstrations of the work needed to keep the animals in great shape, and how the animals are presented at agricultural shows.

Highland Cattle – Highland Hop


A unique opportunity to accompany a member of staff from the Highland Cattle Team on a “Highland Hop” around Pollok Country Park. You will hear a brief history of the Pollok Fold, then moving on to watch a Highland Cow being washed and prepared for the show ring. Rounding off with these magnificent beasts in their historic pastures, concluding with a question and answer session. Wellies or stout footwear essential, dress for the weather. Ground conditions not suitable for prams. Activities during “Highland Hop” dependant on staff availability. Just turn up.
Upcoming Dates: 6th July, 27th July, 24th Aug, 12th Oct. Meet at the Old Stable Courtyard – 1.30pm – 3.00pm.

Clydesdale Horses & Farriers


One day every 5 weeks the Clydesdales will be getting new shoes. The Carters will be talking about the care and work of the horses and demonstrating the skills required to prepare the Clydesdales for the show ring, while the Farriers will be demonstrating the ancient craft of shoeing horses.
Upcoming Dates: Feb 28th, April 4th, May 9th, June 13th, July 18th, Aug 22nd, Sept 26th, Oct 31st, Dec 5th 2017 - 9am onwards.

Upcoming Events at Pollok Country Park

Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

20 January 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Glasgow Forest Bathing Experience

Glasgow Forest Bathing Experience

21 January 2018
Experience Forest Bathing in the gorgeous inner-city green sanctuary that is Pollok Country Park with Scotland's only certified Forest Therapy Guide, Caitlin Keddie.
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

27 January 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

03 February 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

10 February 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Glasgow Forest Bathing Experience

Glasgow Forest Bathing Experience

11 February 2018
Experience Forest Bathing in the gorgeous inner-city green sanctuary that is Pollok Country Park with Scotland's only certified Forest Therapy Guide, Caitlin Keddie.
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

17 February 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

24 February 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Glasgow Forest Bathing Experience

Glasgow Forest Bathing Experience

25 February 2018
Experience Forest Bathing in the gorgeous inner-city green sanctuary that is Pollok Country Park with Scotland's only certified Forest Therapy Guide, Caitlin Keddie.
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

03 March 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

10 March 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

17 March 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

24 March 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

31 March 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

07 April 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

14 April 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Walk for Parkinsons - Pollok Park

Walk for Parkinsons - Pollok Park

15 April 2018
Join Walk for Parkinsons a fantastic walk through the spectacular grounds of Pollok Country Park in aid of Parkinson's UK!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

21 April 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

28 April 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

05 May 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

12 May 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

19 May 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

26 May 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

02 June 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

09 June 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

16 June 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

23 June 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

30 June 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

07 July 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

14 July 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

21 July 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

28 July 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

04 August 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

11 August 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

18 August 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

25 August 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

01 September 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

08 September 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

15 September 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

22 September 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

29 September 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

06 October 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

13 October 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

20 October 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

27 October 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

03 November 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

10 November 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

17 November 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

24 November 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

01 December 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

08 December 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

15 December 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

22 December 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

29 December 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!

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