Fun Family Activity Category: Country Parks
The 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.
The Park is rich in rural history formerly being part of the Old Pollok Estate and ancestral home to the Maxwell Family. The Park is also home to the world famous Burrell Collection.
You can see Highland Cattle, Heavy Horses, woodland / riverside walks. Pollok House, formal gardens, a play park for children and a mountain bike circuit. Outstanding Features The Walled Garden contains many features of interest to gardeners of all ages. Mature yew hedges section the garden into compartments containing seasonal bedding, collections of plants such as Hosta’s, Fuschia’s and herbaceous displays, which are complimented by the displays within the adjacent glasshouses. Woodland garden with its woodland walk is accessed via the Library Garden at Pollok House. The garden contains many Rhododendron cultivars and species reflecting the deep interest of Sir John Stirling Maxwell in the subject. Sir John was not only a plant collector but also a Rhododendron breeder and expert. He named many of the Pollok bred cultivars after his friends and acquaintances. Facilities The Park Ranger Service is on hand to assist the public and ensure a safe enjoyable visit and is patrolled regularly both on foot and using mobile patrols.
Old Stable Courtyard and Sawmill Heavy Horses walled gardens Play park Countryside Ranger Centre Glasgow Mountain Bike Circuit wildlife garden woodland walks orienteering course Highland Cattle riverside walks themed trails picnic areas Also within the parks grounds you can find: Burrell Collection Pollok House
- Address: Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road