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.
Pollok Country Park has been successful in achieving a Green Flag Award in 2016. This has been retained every year since 2012. The Green Flag Award is the benchmark national standard for quality parks and green spaces.
Please note: The main archway entrance to the Courtyard at Pollok Country Park is currently closed to pedestrian and vehicle access. There is currently no access to the Courtyard at Pollok Country Park via the main archway entrance. Signage will be put in place to identify the alternative pedestrian route into the courtyard itself - we regret that this route is not fully accessible due to uneven surfacing.
There is currently no public cars permitted into the park at weekends.
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.
Also within the parks grounds you can find
The park is open at all times, however the specific facilities within the park are subject to opening times.
This project aims to transform the park from an asset rich but under utilised historic park into a world class civic destination that is enjoyed more and more often by its citizens and visitors to the city.
The objectives of the project are to:
As part of this project, a planning application for an Active Travel Management Plan in Pollok Country Park has been submitted. This Plan seeks to improve access to and within the park by promoting public transport and pedestrian links, modifying private car access and vehicular routes within the park, and improving connectivity to local areas.
The application is now available to view here (Reference Number 20/01352/FUL)
If you have any questions or would like to find out more information, please get in touch at PollokCountryParkTransformation@glasgowlife.org.uk.