Family friendly Walking in and around Glasgow

Ardardan Estate

Ardardan Estate

Cardross
The Montgomery Family & Team invite you to enjoy Ardardan. Set in a Restored Walled Garden on the banks of the River Clyde enjoy everything Ardardan Estate...
Auchengillan Outdoor Centre

Auchengillan Outdoor Centre

Blanefield
Auchengillan is a large Outdoor Centre, in Central Scotland, the centre can offer ideal accommodation for group bookings in a variety of comfortable buildings...
Braedale Hill Local Nature Reserve

Braedale Hill Local Nature Reserve

Newmains
Braedale Hill Local Nature Reserve is situated in Newmains to the north east of Wishaw.The site was once known as Crindledyke Bing and mainly consisted...
Buggy Walk Bellahouston

Buggy Walk Bellahouston

Glasgow South Side
Walks leave every Friday 10.30am from​ Glasgow Club Bellahouston.​Buggy walks in Bellahouston Park is a fantastic way to meet other parents and carers...
Calderglen Country Park

Calderglen Country Park

East Kilbride
Calderglen Country Park is a four-star tourist attraction which has a Children's Zoo, Tropical Glasshouse, Ornamental Gardens, Nature Trails and Walks...
Castle Semple Visitor Centre

Castle Semple Visitor Centre

Lochwinnoch
The Visitor Centre and Country Park provide a great place to enjoy ‘wonderful water, walks and wildlife’ all year round in the ancestral homelands...
Chatelherault Country Park

Chatelherault Country Park

Hamilton
Chatelherault Country Park, a five star visitor attraction under the Visit Scotland grading scheme, has been described as a Jewel in the Landscape.Chatelherault...
Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park

Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park

Lochwinnoch
Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park covers an area of 108 square miles and contains two country parks with visitor centres at Castle Semple Loch and Muirshiel...
Cumbernauld Glen

Cumbernauld Glen

Cumbernauld
Cumbernauld Glen's ancient woodland is a haven for wildlife and the varied ground vegetation reflects the age of the site. Vast carpets of bluebells flower...
Cuningar Loop Woodland Park

Cuningar Loop Woodland Park

Rutherglen
Cuningar Loop is a £5.7 million Legacy 2014 project that will provide an exciting new woodland park in the east end of Glasgow.Located in Rutherglen,...
Curious About Glasgow Tour

Curious About Glasgow Tour

Various Locations Glasgow
Have fun discovering Glasgow with two self-guided, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy or instantly download & get curious!Are you curious...
Dams to Darnley Country Park

Dams to Darnley Country Park

Barrhead
Dams to Darnley is Scotland's newest country park. The park covers over 1300 acres of open space between the reservoirs between Barrhead and Newton Mearns...
Dawsholm Park

Dawsholm Park

Glasgow West End
Dawsholm Park could well be described as ‘the nature lover’s park’ as there is much of interest to the nature enthusiast here.Large areas of the...
Dean Castle Country Park

Dean Castle Country Park

Kilmarnock
Dean Castle Country Park is a fantastic free day out for all the family. The country park, covering over 200 acres, is nestled in the heart of Kilmarnock...
Dumbreck Marsh Local Nature Reserve

Dumbreck Marsh Local Nature Reserve

Kilsyth
Dumbreck Marsh Local Nature Reserve is near Kilsyth and Queenzieburn.The marsh is an open area of countryside, including ponds and large areas of grassland...
Eglinton Country Park

Eglinton Country Park

Irvine
Spring, summer, autumn and winter - the beauty of Eglinton Country Park is on your doorstep!Immersed in a rich history, our Country Park gives you space...
Fairhill Health Walk

Fairhill Health Walk

Hamilton
Active Communities, in partnership with Get Walking Lanarkshire have a new Health Walk starting on Thursday the 15th of May 2014. The walk is suitable...
Garscadden Local Nature Reserve

Garscadden Local Nature Reserve

Glasgow West End
This tranquil woodland, with its majestic ancient oaks and old hawthorn hedges, has been growing on this hillside on the edge of Glasgow for hundreds...
Get Walking Lanarkshire

Get Walking Lanarkshire

Various Locations Lanarkshire
Healthy New Year: Put your best foot forward with the help of "Get Walking Lanarkshire"If you’re determined to stick to one New Years’ Resolution,...
Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Various Locations Glasgow
Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities. They are a great way to take the first steps towards...
Kings Park  Stirling

Kings Park Stirling

Stirling
The Kings Park is one of Stirling's best used recreation areas. Historically the park was used as the hunting ground for the Royal Court at Stirling...
Linn Park

Linn Park

Glasgow South Side
Linn Park is the second largest park in the city and with its variety of activities combined with its extensive grounds you can be assured of an enjoyable...
Lunderston Bay

Lunderston Bay

Gourock
Being Glasgow’s nearest sandy beach it is a popular destination on the Clyde – a great place to have a picnic, make sand castles on the beach, fly...
Mugdock Country Park

Mugdock Country Park

Mugdock
Located in beautiful semi-natural and formal landscapes yet only 10 miles from Glasgow city centre, Mugdock Country Park offers an exciting visit to the...
Muirshiel Visitor Centre

Muirshiel Visitor Centre

Lochwinnoch
Muirshiel Visitor Centre & Country Park gives easy access to ‘great walking in hen harrier countryside’ in what was once an impressive Victorian shooting...
Northside Wood Wildlife Reserve

Northside Wood Wildlife Reserve

Cumbernauld
Northside Wood is a strip of woodland south of Cumbernauld village. As the woodland is relatively young it is still developing. Areas of scrub and remnants...
Palacerigg Country Park

Palacerigg Country Park

Cumbernauld
Enjoy the rare breeds collection, wildlife, Millennium longhouses, environmental education, kids playpark and much more.Our Park Visitor Centre now hosts...
Pollok Country Park

Pollok Country Park

Glasgow South Side
Pollok Country Park is Glasgow's largest park and the only Country Park within Glasgow. Its extensive woodlands and gardens provide a quiet sanctuary...
Princes Street Gardens

Princes Street Gardens

Edinburgh Old Town
Princes Street Gardens lies at centre of Edinburgh's World Heritage Site, within New Town and Old Town Outstanding Conservation Areas. It is listed in...
Redlees Urban Park

Redlees Urban Park

Blantyre
27 acres of natural woodland in a former quarry. There is now a large pond suitable for canoeing and providing a home to amphibians and insects. Hosted...
Rouken Glen Park

Rouken Glen Park

Giffnock
Rouken Glen Park is a historic park located next to Thornliebank, Giffnock and Newton Mearns.It contains a range of features and facilities including...
RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve

RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve

Lochwinnoch
The best place in the west of Scotland for family fun, wild days out and discovering nature with an excellent RSPB shop, nature centre and visitor trails...
Scottish Wildlife Trust: Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve and Visitor Centre

Scottish Wildlife Trust: Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve and Visitor Centre

Lanark
The Scottish Wildlife Trust Falls of Clyde and Visitor Centre is nestled in the Clyde Valley and is part of the Clyde Valley Woodlands National Nature...
Seven Lochs Wetland Park

Seven Lochs Wetland Park

Various Locations Lanarkshire
Bringing together 20 sq km of lochs, parks, nature reserves and woodlands between Glasgow and Coatbridge Seven Lochs Wetland Park offers an exciting range...
Stirling Walking Tours

Stirling Walking Tours

Stirling
We have a choice of two fantastic guided sightseeing tours of Stirling available:STIRLING OLD TOWN TOURSTIRLING CASTLE & THE SECRETS OF THE OLD TOWN(which...
Strathclyde Country Park

Strathclyde Country Park

Motherwell
Thousands of visitors every year come to enjoy the huge range of activities available at Strathclyde Country Park from sailing to sunbathing, birdwatching...
Strathclyde Country Park

Strathclyde Country Park

Motherwell
Thousands of visitors every year come to enjoy the huge range of activities available at Strathclyde Country Park from sailing to sunbathing, birdwatching...
The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre

The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre

Aberfoyle
Whether you want to do a little or do a lot, The Lodge is made for you. Relax and enjoy the spectacular views, stroll to the waterfall, visit the Red...
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

Eaglesham
The Whitelee Stroller Striders is our popular parent and baby walking group that was started by the Whitelee Countryside Ranger Service in 2011 and has...
Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre

Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre

Eaglesham
Whitelee Windfarm is Europe's largest windfarm and is located on Eaglesham Moor just 20 minutes from Glasgow. The windfarm currently has 140 operational...