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What a stunning place. Never visited before, but will return again and again. This is a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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I have this strange idea that this is a country park and not just some field for walking doggies... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Ferniegair, Hamilton ML3 7UE, Scotland
+44 1698 426213
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 19, 2008

Chatelherault is a fantastic place, just outside the town of Hamilton. The Chatelherault Lodge itself is a beautiful construct, belonging to a former Duke of Hamilton as his getaway house, and many will see why when they visit! The land the lodge sits on is...More

4  Thank jamecosse
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed July 10, 2015

When we arrived we were greeted very nicely by an employee and thought we'd struck gold by turning up to Chatelherault for a coffee break on our cycle ride. Except the cafe was expensive and the barista forgot to add the coffee to my mocha!...More

4  Thank Emily E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a stunning place. Never visited before, but will return again and again. This is a beautiful country park, set in a wonderful part of Scotland, with splendid views to Glasgow and beyond. There is plenty to see and do and in plenty of space....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have this strange idea that this is a country park and not just some field for walking doggies. As the former it’s great - it has the building and interior, lovely views and many great trails. As to the latter - well I think...More

1  Thank Viewlander
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are lucky to have such a lovely country park almost on our doorstep. A good visitors centre, cafe, play park and plenty of nice walks. We have recently started visiting with our toddler who loves running about the play park and picking up leaves...More

Thank Koala_Cola
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for lunch have been many times but always midweek this was my first time on a Saturday even though it was very quiet the service was awful soup was watery and coffee was soo week I thought they must have used the grounds...More

1  Thank dot b
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

This is the first time I visited the park as a dog owner ... if you have a pup or a nervous dog *do not attend!* This place is great for walking, amazing views and the path stretches for miles. However, a lot of dogs...More

Thank Seaside822505
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to go for a hike, whether you have a dog or not,stunning views and loads of wildlife.

Thank Karen1930
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Me and my family love this place! we have been coming here since I was a little girl and I will continue to take my little girl here too! I love the nature walk, the house and the park!

Thank RebeccaCx
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely love this place. My young children love ‘bear hunting’ along the walking trails but are soon asking to go to the park. Good cafe and interesting visitor centre. We must come here at least twice a month. Well worth a visit and definitely something...More

Thank MarioP303
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Chatelherault park consists of a historic country house and visitor centre, ruined castle, coffee shop, kids play park and miles of forest trails set in an ancient river gorge. The house and visitor centre are an interesting visit and the coffee shop is good quality...More

Thank JJB1231
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We love this park - there are many different walking routes to take, some easier than others. We have visited in the winter when the snow arrived - great hills for sledging - but get there early for the good spots.

Thank CPkinc
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October 4, 2018|
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Response from buburay | Reviewed this property |
I was there recently and it was open all day and according to google it is open 24 hours - I cannot confirm this but it's open for normal types of hours everyday 100%
October 4, 2018|
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Response from JJB1231 | Reviewed this property |
Trails and play park are open year round although ground work improvement through 2018 has seen some trails closed during works (Large notice board at the visitor centre details these.) Cafe and gift shop opens 10-5 Visitor... More
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January 3, 2018|
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