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Calderglen Country Park

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great wee park

This is simply a fabulous wee few hours out at an unbelievably cheao entrance fee (£1.45) Go, you... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2018
brianandrewcrow
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Fun day

Had not been here for years but it has been improved since I was last here it was a fun day and... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
bigdave1956
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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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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.
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Calderglen Country Park Strathaven Road, East Kilbride G75 0QZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great for the little ones, not much there for bigger kids, park is great since being refurbished. The zoo is rubbish tbh.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nataliedee27
Reviewed December 13, 2018

This is simply a fabulous wee few hours out at an unbelievably cheao entrance fee (£1.45) Go, you will not be disappointed and adults as well as kids will love it...

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Had not been here for years but it has been improved since I was last here it was a fun day and would definitely return as there was plenty to do

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bigdave1956
Reviewed November 29, 2018

We arrived fairly early so quiet,rain was pouring though so we ended up getting soaked visiting the outside areas,although there is some shelter. It was well worth the soak as this is a lovely park with very interesting animals and birds both inside and outside....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

Small but personal. Looking on how to entertain our two youngest grandchildren and looking for somewhere nearby this seemed ideal. Which a good selection of small animals especially the Meerkats seemed to hold the boys attention. It is a delightful and well laid out place...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Steven C
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Had my reservations about prising the eldest of fortnite to go the 40mins to this park but I'm so glad I did.The park was great for all ages and we had a wee Picnic by the bbq area. It was nippy so we went to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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lauracleland, Manager at Calderglen Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Thank you for your email and lovely comments, great to hear you had a fantastic experience. Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

This park has it all, a fantastic play area for the kids, ice cream, space for picnic and bbqs, forest walks and a small zoo with small animals but enough to keep the kids interested. Recommend for a day out.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ScotsJen81
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Calderglen Country Park has much to recommend it. There is a childrens Zoo, indoors and out. Its small but wonderful. The aviary is one if my favs. The adventure playground is always a big hit with children. It is a great park for walking. There...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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lauracleland, Manager at Calderglen Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Thank you for your email and lovely comments, great to hear you had a fantastic experience. Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Lovely nature walk, great park for all ages, inside zoo area that’s very reasonably priced . Cafe area inside and out. I didn’t eat in the cafe as it was very busy, tables and floors were dirty and it didn’t look like they were getting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank janet l
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Went here on a Sunday with two energenic boys who loved the space to run around. All the animals were easy to see and they loved reading the information about them on the cages. The new playpark was a delight for them with plenty things...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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lauracleland, Manager at Calderglen Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Thank you for your email and lovely comments, great to hear you had a fantastic experience. Hope to see you soon!

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Pauline M
October 23, 2018|
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Response from Glasgow_Girl2011 | Reviewed this property |
Btw I think that was a group price. Not sure how it would work with one on one
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Cherylkyle12
August 11, 2018|
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Response from ktner2018 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You don't have to pay to get in to the country park and adventure play area, however you do have to pay if you would like to go into the zoo and botanic greenhouse area. It's around £1.50-ish per person to get in to... More
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Och-I-The-Noo2
August 11, 2018|
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Response from gilliand0wd | Reviewed this property |
No but yes to the park and woods.
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