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Palacerigg Country Park

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Ideal for a cycle

Having lived in Cumbernauld for over 50 years I have visited here on many occasions. I went this... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2019
David K
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Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
Good park but no animals

Drove 30 mins to the park only to find (like many others before me) that there are no animals... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2019
mariopY5379XN
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Motherwell, United Kingdom
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All reviews young children feed the animals farm animals tree walk great park money spent golf club next door couple of hours a wee bit family visit kids love ample parking great place to walk great for kids walks picnic sandpit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We used to visit the park regularly over the years. Took my 6 year old Grandson recently and it was a big disappointment. Not the same without the animals. Play park okay and he enjoyed the tractors but not worthy of a full day visit...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’m sorry...but wow! What a waste of my worthy time this dump was! Hee haw animals were there and the place just looks rundown and dead to be quite frank. Only good thing was there were bins a plenty. But wait, this is pointless as...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

Can sum this place up in one word....Shitehole! Bloody disgrace to have let it go like this. Long gone are the days when this was a pleasant day out. Definitely crossed off my list of places to visit now.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 8, 2019

Im a childminder and regularly bring kids to spend a fee hours. Kids were gutted when we got here and the animals were gone. Used to b a great wee place to come kids would buy a wee bag of animal feed each and spend...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank emma m
Reviewed July 7, 2019

So disappointed to find what was a great facility reduced to an unkempt yard. The visitor centre and cafe are great but without the animals there seems little point in visiting. Like us so many visitors were shocked by way the local authority seem to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Eric W
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Having lived in Cumbernauld for over 50 years I have visited here on many occasions. I went this time for a cycle knowing the animals had been removed. Was disappointed coming through the gates not to see any animals on the left hand side and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank David K
Reviewed June 30, 2019

It used to be a beautiful place to go with kids. I just feel sorry for the staff and it is shame to leave the place being run down. I cannot believe that all money spent on the place and no money to upkeep. I...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Explorer153811
Reviewed June 28, 2019

I visited the park today with my daughter and 11 month old grandson. We drove from Glasgow and went especially to visit the animal farm. We had packed food and all the things a young child needs !! We are gutted the animal farm has...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Jud56
Reviewed June 22, 2019 via mobile

Drove 30 mins to the park only to find (like many others before me) that there are no animals remaining. Had a great time at the play park but clearly disappointed that the animals are no longer there. Website needs updating...

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank mariopY5379XN
Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

Took the grandkids to the park and they were really disappointed to find out the animal pens were all empty.To save money the council has decided that they were too expensive to keep.The place was empty compared to a usual bank holiday,what’s the point in...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Graeme H
March 27, 2019|
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When we went they had sheep, goats, rabbits & peacocks. Inside they also had some fish. From what I've heard recently there is talk of removing the animals to save money so I'd call them direct to check and to be honest if... More
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Teresa K
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