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Calderglen Country Park

Strathaven Road, East Kilbride G75 0QZ, Scotland
44-135-523-6644
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos, Playgrounds, Parks
Owner description: Fun park to explore with children's zoo. The park itself is quite big and features various animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs, wallabies, marmosets,... more » Owner description: Fun park to explore with children's zoo. The park itself is quite big and features various animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs, wallabies, marmosets, meerkats, snakes, reptiles and fish. « less
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Grimsby
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Visited here as was visiting family and had a spare half a day. Value for money. Think it cost is under £3 for 2 adults and a child. We got a space map and played that as we walked around. We also waited till it was animal feeding and went and fed the animals and the children got to feed... More

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Motherwell, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

As parks go, this has it all. Open spaces for games, picnic tables, lots of free car parking, playgrounds - the options are all there. Add in the birds and animals and a super cafe and you have a brilliant place for a day that all the family will love.

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Newmilns, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A zoo with lovely gardens (kids are free, small £1.25 fee per adult). Once in, there are crafts and animal feeding sessions too. The rest of the park is great, with climbing frames and slides for kids, sand to play in. We sat outside for a cuppa but there is a wee cafe as well. Plenty of free parking as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Whilst in Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games my son and I visited Calderglen Park. What a great day we had. I paid a small fee of £1.25 for adult entry into the zoo, children enter for free. We enjoyed looking at the different varieties of animals. We then made our way to the children's play area which my 9 year... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We went a day after seeing the Commonwealth games, the entry was £1.25pp which seemed to represent good VFM. The animals seemed to be ok, although some of the birds were in cages that may have limited their chances to fly, though I am no expert. The coffee shop was ok, nothing special, I think I was served a cappuccino... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

went here for something to eat with 2 children on Wednesday 9th July. Due to hot weather it was busy but the staff need a little more training. The girl that served us could see we were a party of 3, I asked for baked potato and she said they did not have any- next please- I had to say... More

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Glasgow
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I often visit here as it's a cheap and great day out. There are a wide variety if animals to see, play areas and places to picnic. They do quite a lot of activities that are very low cost (if not free) during the school hols. Plenty if covered areas should it rain.

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Scotland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

This is a great day out with or without kids there is a massive amount of ground to cover many nature trails and beautiful walks I've been going here since I was young and haven't yet covered every inch. There are brilliant play parks rivers lakes hills grassy areas for football rounders or sunbathing a cafe with gift shop and... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

lots of walks and trails here plus a nice café and garden area with zoo which is a shame because used to be free but since the council penny pinching they charge to gain entry other than that great place for the family as plenty of places to have picnic or a Barbie also its well kept too nice place... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

First visit to this park with infant class. Childrens Zoo good value as it is inexpensive. The playpark is very clean and safe.The courtyard is lovely and has a nice cafe which offers good snacks and a yummy latte. The overall layout of the park is lovely and you can have a fantastic day out weather permitting.I I am visiting... More

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