Kings Park

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Terrain

  • Some wooded pockets but mostly open spaces
  • Undulating

 

Facilities

  • No official parking, but there are usually spaces on Croftpark Avenue

Points of Interest

  • Sensory Garden
  • Aikenhead House – now converted into flats, but nice to stroll past

 

Hazards

  • A bit more rubbish than you might expect in a park that doesn't really get through-traffic
  • Street parking isn't ideal, but it's unusual not to find a space on Croftpark Avenue

Travel Information

  • Drive – Roadside parking is easiest on Croftpark Avenue
  • Walk – Kings Park can be accessed from Carmunnock Road and Croftpark Avenue
  • Rail – Trains run frequently from Glasgow Central to Kings Park. Turn left on exiting the station and then left again onto Menock Road. Take your first right onto Southwood Drive, then left onto Carmunnock Road. The entrance into Kings Park is on your left.

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

 

 

Our review

Kings Park is one of the lovelier parks on Glasgow’s south side. The park isn’t huge (a modest 40 acres), but it’s certainly worth a trip - especially if you’re twiddling your thumbs on a crisp autumn afternoon.

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