James Hamilton Heritage Park is a 32-acre site and incorporates a 16-acre loch and associated Water Sports Centre. Taster sessions are available Read more [...]
Fun Family Activity Category: Country Parks
Calderglen park extends along a scenic wooded glen forged out by the Rotten Calder River, a tributary of the River Clyde.
The Glen extends over 5 km and has many attractive waterfalls and important geological features. The Northern section of the park is a Geological Site of Special Scientific Interest. conservatory with its tropical displays, plants from around the world and an ornamental garden area.
The children’s zoo has a wide range of animals including owls, marmosets, wallabies and the ever popular and watchful meerkats, who “guard” the zoo!
There is an extensive event and activities programme throughout the year organised by the zoo, conservatory staff and country park rangers.
The park also contains a toddler’s play area, large adventure play area, golf course and sports facilities. Langlands Moss Local Nature Reserve is a great example of the increasingly rare lowland raised bogs. A raised wooden platform walk allows visitors to see the bog up close.
- Address: Strathaven Road