Glasgow City Council

Bellahouston Park

This extensive park (68.4 Hectares/ 169 Acres) has many features and facilities. It boasts formal gardens and open parkland in which to relax and take in views over the city. Quiet contemplation can also be had at the House for an Art Lover and for the more active and adventurous there are extensive sports facilities.

The park was awarded a Green Flag in 2011. The Green Flag Award is the benchmark national standard for quality parks and green spaces.

Where is it?

What can I do there?

The park has a wide variety of facilities to suit all age groups:

  • Two Bowling Greens - this facility is seasonal and weather dependant. Please phone 0141 276 0811 for actual opening times.
  • Three Play Areas
  • Orienteering Course
  • Walled Garden
  • Sunken Garden
  • Horseshoe Garden
  • Monument for the Empire Exhibition
  • Papal Retaining Wall (John Paul II)
  • Portico Entrance
  • Empire Exhibition Commemorative Cairn
  • Papal Garden (Benedict 16th)
  • Glasshouse for a Plant Collector
  • Maze (Alice in Wonderland) entitled "Amaze"
  • Glasgow Roots
  • Sculpture Garden (Outside the House for an Art Lover)

Also within the parks grounds you can find:

  • Educational Allotment Garden
  • Bellahouston Leisure Centre and Swimming Pool
  • an "All Weather" Hockey Pitch
  • an "All Weather" Cycling Track
  • Bellahouston Leisure Centre
  • Bowling Green
  • House for an Art Lover
  • Palace of Art Centre for Sports Excellence Centre
  • Charles Rennie MacIntosh House for an Art Lover
  • Glasgow Ski Centre
  • Outdoor Cycle Track
  • Cricket Square (Artificial and Grass Squares)
  • Studio Pavilion/Heritage Centre
  • There is an extensive network of asphalt footpaths, which are suitable for walking, cycling as well as wheelchair and pram access.
  • public toilets
    • Bellahouston Leisure Centre
    • Bowling Green
    • House for an Art Lover

When is it open?

The park is open at all times however there are specific facilities (e.g. toilets) within the park that are subject to opening times.

 

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