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Edited: 12th November 2018

M77 Junction 2 dog walk in Glasgow, Scotland

Description

There’s 360 acres of parkland to explore here, and a marked trail through the woodland that goes past some of the historical natural and manmade features of the park.

This walk lies halfway between Junction 1 and 2 of the M77.

Details

Free car park. Disabled parking places outside Pollok house museum. WC+disabled in Old Stable Yard and Burrell Collection, highly tempting tearooms (assistance dogs only) and exhibitions for the culturally minded. Children's play area. Dog water, dog poo bins. 

Note - the house is managed by National Trust Scotland, and there's an entry charge for this and no dogs. The park is managed by Glasgow City Council and is free.

Walk

Length of walk: 30 minutes or longer

There’s 360 acres of parkland to explore here, and a marked trail through the woodland that goes past some of the historical natural and man-made features of the park.

There's a small area surrounding the house where dogs must be on leads, but otherwise the grounds are open to unfettered canine exploration. There is a herd of Highland Cattle in the grounds, although we didn’t see them, and wise dog walkers will avoid upsetting them.

The park itself was once the estate of the powerful Maxwell family, who gifted it and the house, to the City of Glasgow in the 1960s after 700 years or so of ownership. There is an entry charge to look at the house and the Burrell Collection of art masterpieces, but entry to the park is free. This is a great place to walk. There's plenty of places to walk around the estate and the information boards around the park are really helpful.

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Edited: 12th November 2018. The details of this listing may have changed, and though the Driving with Dogs team do our best to confirm the accuracy of every listing, we cannot guarantee that the details are fully up to date and accurate. If you know that any aspect of this listing is incorrect, please suggest an edit to let us know.