Drumpellier Country Park

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Terrain

  • Mainly flat
  • Extensive wooded and open spaces
  • Two large lochs

 

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Cafe – dogs not allowed
  • Free parking

 

Points of Interest

  • Visitor Centre
  • Peace Garden   
  • Picnic sites  
  • Nature trails
  • Boat hire

 

Hazards

  • The park can be very busy in the height of summer

Travel Information

  • Drive - The park is located just off junction 2a on the M73. Join the A752, Coatbridge Road, for a couple of minutes and then turn left into the park. There is a large, free car park just next to Drumpellier Park.
  • Walk – Drumpellier Park can be accessed from Coatbridge Road, Blair Road and Townhead Road.
  • Rail - Trains travel frequently from Glasgow Queen Street Station to Blairhill Railway Station in Coatbridge. Turn left as you exit the station on Blair Road. Drumpellier Country Park is a short walk up the road on your right.

Before travelling by train, have a quick read of National Rail’s policy on travelling with animals.

 

Please note that buses are not obliged to accept non-service dogs. For that reason we haven’t included bus routes.

Our review

Drumpellier Park is one of the largest country parks near Glasgow and well worth a visit. A mix of flat paths, long loch-side walks and meandering woodland trails ensure both a decent and varied dog walk.

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