Glasgow City Council

Darnley Mill Park

Darnley Mill Park is a 39 Hectare (96 Acres) Site of Importance for Nature Conservation in the southwest of the city. Its mosaic of habitats supports a diverse range of animals and plants and provides an attractive area for walks.

Where is it?

What can I do there?

The park lies in the valley of the Brock Burn and there are attractive walks along both sides of the burn in the northern section.

  • Habitats include:
    • Grassland
    • Wetland
    • Open water (pond)
    • Scrub
    • Wooded river valley
  • Diverse species in the park including:
    • Dippers
    • Sedge warblers
    • Reed buntings
    • Buzzards
    • Orange-tip butterflies
  • Waulkmill Glen to the southwest of the park is the Site of Special Scientific Interest. This narrow valley is noted for its geology, particularly shale and limestone faces.

When is it open?       

The park is open at all times.

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