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.

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Upcoming Events at Castlemilk Park

Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks Group

Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks Group

Selected dates between 7th June 2021 - 7th March 2022

This year, Castlemilk Park Project are combining wildlife and photography in a series of photo walks and talks!
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Woodland Wildlife Workshops

Woodland Wildlife Workshops

Selected dates between 10th June 2021 - 10th September 2021

Join the Castlemilk Park Project team to find out more about what lives in your woodland, from edible plants to busy bees and species that invade to bats that soar at night!
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Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

Selected dates between 12th June 2021 - 12th March 2022

Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment!
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Summer Solstice Story Time

Summer Solstice Story Time

18th June 2021

Celebrate the Summer Solstice, enjoy hot drinks and listen to local stories over a fire at Castlemilk Park on Friday 18th June!
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Volunteer Action Day: Woodland Clean-up and Pizza

Volunteer Action Day: Woodland Clean-up and Pizza

10th July 2021

Join the Castlemilk Park Project team for a community clean before heading back to the stables to try an amazing wood-fired pizza using their outdoor pizza oven!
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Doggy Day

Doggy Day

14th July 2021

Fun for all the family awaits at the annual Doggy Day in Castlemilk Park on Wednesday 14th July!
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Get Close To Nature: Stream Dipping

Get Close To Nature: Stream Dipping

21st July 2021

Get close to nature and find out all about Castlemilk Park stream's inhabitants on this dipping workshop!
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Help make a positive difference in Castlemilk Park by volunteering on Tuesday or Thursday mornings!
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