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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.

Pollok Country Park

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.

Upcoming Events at Pollok Country Park

Pollok Parkrun

Selected dates between 6th January 2024 - 29th December 2024

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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Guided Trail Running

Selected dates between 5th March 2024 - 17th December 2024

Leave road running behind and discover the joys of running through woods, along tracks and trails, and getting away from concrete pavements with Gaby from Skylark Guiding!

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Housed in its purpose-built home surrounded by beautiful parkland, The Burrell Collections is ranked amongst the most significant civic museum collections in the UK!

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