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Crookston Castle

170 Brockburn Rd, Glasgow G53 5RY, UK

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Old Ruins

About Crookston Castle

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.


Attractions near Crookston Castle

Pollok House2.49km from Crookston Castle

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.

Pollok Country Park2.73km from Crookston Castle

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.

Barshaw Park2.85km from Crookston Castle

Barshaw Park is the biggest of the formal parks in Paisley. Facilities include a pond used by model boat enthusiasts, an outdoor gym, children’s play areas, BMX park, crazy golf and putting, peaceful walled gardens,  café, fantastic miniature railway (seasonal), and its very own golf course.

House for an Art Lover2.95km from Crookston Castle

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.

Lagoon Leisure Centre3.89km from Crookston Castle

The Lagoon Leisure Centre is the flagship centre of Renfrewshire Leisure and caters for activities such as swimming, fitness, aerobics, various sporting activities and events.  The centre is a one-stop shop for local leisure and fitness, offering you learn to swim programmes, water fun, a fitness centre, outdoor pools and group fitness classes.

St Mirin's R C Cathedral4.02km from Crookston Castle

The Cathedral Church of Saint Mirin in Paisley is dedicated to Saint Mirin – the patron saint of Paisley. Designed by Thomas Baird in 1932, the church which is the mother church of the Catholic Diocese of Paisley and the seat of the Bishop of Paisley became a cathedral in 1948. This remarkable building is Romanesque with canted apse and tower-flanked narthex, and home to an organ constructed in 1912. The church is also the largest in the Diocese, accommodating around 1300 worshippers.

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