Pollok Country Park – Winner of Europes best park award

   January 12, 2015   No Comments

Visit Pollok Country park in Glasgow – 361 Acres of amazing tranquil Scottish beauty.

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If you have never visited this spectacular hidden gem of inner city, tranquil countryside and woodlands then it should be top of your to do list.

Pollok Country Park - Address and Contact details

Pollok Country Park

2060 Pollokshaws Road,

Glasgow, G43 1AT

Open all year long.  Phone : Tel:+44 (141) 276 0924

1 Jan 2015 – 31 Dec 2015

A country park in Glasgow city, Are you sure??

Yes we are sure, we have not gone crazy at whats local.

Pollok Country Park is nestled right in the heart of Glasgow. Fringed by motorways and main roads, the park provides a sanctuary to a number of wild birds and animals. Spend the day

There are 2 major tourist attractions housed in Pollok Country park, one being Pollok house, the ancestral home of the Maxwell Family. Built over a number of years by successive generations of the Maxwell Family. You can visit the home and view the wonderful collection of Spanish Artworks, the tearoom is a welcome stop following a long stroll through the park.

pollok house Glasgow

The Maxwell family are known for founding both the Forestry commission and the National Trust.

The Maxwell family also started the world renowned Burrell museum, An outstanding, unique formally private collection of world art, artefacts, and archaeological wonders from across the world.

Discover Pollok Country Park. 

Discover the hidden wonders of Pollok Country Park with guided countryside ranger walks. These walks will guide you through areas of the Park you wouldn’t normally see, as you walk our countryside rangers will point out, explain and discuss interesting flowers and fauna, wild animals, trails, tress and much more about our wonderful wild life.

Mounting biking in Pollok Park.

Pollok Country Park is home to a radical outdoor mountain bike circuit. We have a full article on mountain biking in Pollok Country Park which can be viewed here.