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.

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About Pollok Country Park

2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow South Side G43 1AT
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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.

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 Events at Pollok Country Park

Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

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

Life in the Trenches

25th February 2018
Join Digging In on Sunday 25th of February to explore the trenches through living history, activities and displays!
Glasgow Forest Bathing Experience

Glasgow Forest Bathing Experience

25th 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

3rd 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

10th March 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Mother’s Day Forest Bathing Experience: Glasgow

Mother’s Day Forest Bathing Experience: Glasgow

11th March 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

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

Compost Workshop

21st March 2018
Come along to the War and Peas Allotments in Pollok Park, learn how to make your own compost and help build a compost heap on site!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

24th 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

31st 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

7th 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

14th 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

15th 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

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

Great British Dog Walk

22nd April 2018
Join Hearing Dogs for Deaf People at Pollok Park on Sunday 22nd April 2018 for their annual Great British Dog Walk!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

28th 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

5th 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

12th 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

19th 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

26th 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

2nd 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

9th 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

16th 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

23rd 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

30th 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

7th 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

14th 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

21st 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

28th 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

4th 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

11th 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

18th 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

25th 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

1st 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

8th September 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Cancer Research UK’s Pretty Muddy 5K Glasgow

Cancer Research UK’s Pretty Muddy 5K Glasgow

9th September 2018
Sign up now for the 2018 Cancer Research Pretty Muddy 5K Glasgow, being held on Sunday 9th September at Pollok Country Park, and help the fight to beat cancer!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

15th 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

22nd 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

29th 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

6th 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

13th 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

20th 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

27th 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

3rd 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

10th 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

17th 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

24th 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

1st 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

8th 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

15th 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

22nd 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

29th 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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