Pollok Country Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Pollok Country Park

Pollok Country Park was named as the best park in Britain in 2007 and as the best park in Europe in 2008. Spread over 146-hectare (361-acre), it is the largest park in the city of Glasgow. The park also has a fold of Highland cattle that lives in the park.

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Pollok House

Pollok House

0.25km from Pollok Country Park

Pollok House is the ancestral home of the Stirling Maxwell family. It houses a large private collection of Spanish paintings, glass, silverware, porcelain and antique furnitures. The garden of the house has a collection of over 1,000 species of rhododendrons. The garden also contain a Beech tree which is thought to be 250 years old.

House for an Art Lover

House for an Art Lover

2.3km from Pollok Country Park

House for an Art Lover is a venue for art exhibitions and events, as well as being itself a visitor attraction. The building is situated in Bellahouston Park in Glasgow.

Crookston Castle

Crookston Castle

2.73km from Pollok Country Park

Crookston Castle is the only surviving medieval castle in Glasgow. This ruined castle was built around 1400 A.D, by the Stewarts of Darnley and it is located on a hill overlooking the small river "Lavern Water". The castle is surrounded by a defensice ring-ditch.

Scotland Street School Museum

Scotland Street School Museum

3.62km from Pollok Country Park

Scotland Street School Museum is a museum of school education, located in a former school designed by the Scotish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The activities at the museum includes participating in Victorian classroom situation, with actors performing teachers who impose strict discipline.

Glasgow Science Centre

Glasgow Science Centre

3.77km from Pollok Country Park

Glasgow Science Centre displays interactive exhibits that demonstrate scientific principles. It also consists of a Science Show Theatre and a Planetarium. Glasgow Science Centre is one of the most popular paid visitor attractions in Scotland.

Holmwood House

Holmwood House

3.95km from Pollok Country Park

Constructed in 1858, Holmwood House is the finest and most elaborate residential villa designed by the Scottish architect Alexander "Greek" Thomson. The villa retains much of its original interior decor and it may have been influenced the works of many othor proto-modernist architects.

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