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Pollok Country Park

2060 Pollokshaws Rd, Bellahouston, Glasgow G43 1AT, UK

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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.



Attractions near Pollok Country Park

Pollok House0.25km 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 Lover2.3km 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 Castle2.73km 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 Museum3.62km 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 Centre3.77km 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 House3.95km 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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