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“The Burrell Collection on a wet day!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pollok Country Park

Pollok Country Park
Ranked #5 of 268 things to do in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Over 360 acres of green, this lovely park is best known for its well-kept scenic running and walking trails.
Scotland
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39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“The Burrell Collection on a wet day!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2013

It was tipping it down so a good day for visiting a brilliant museum except... quite a few of the paintings and tapestries had had to be removed as the roof was leaking in some places. Hence the proposed closure in 2016 for major refurbishment. However it did not spoil the visit as there is masses to see and surely of interest to anyone who gets pleasure from museums with such a varied collection by one unique man.
The staff were friendly and very helpful. The shop was stocked with tasteful items. A pleasure to see, and the cafe was good value. All in all an excellent place to visit.

Visited September 2013
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“Lovely Big Wooded Park and Burrell Collection”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2013

Pollok Park is a lovely place to visit. It’s a massive park which is home to both the Burrell Collection, free entry to the public and Pollok House, a National Trust for Scotland property open to the public for a fee. I believe Pollok House was used by the BBC when filming the legal drama Garrow’s Law. The park has a large field used for picnics round by the Burrell collection and a lot of paths and tracks snaking through huge wooded areas. It’s great for walking, running or cycling as there are so many routes to take. You can also drive through the park to get to attractions or just to enjoy the scenery. There is also a herd of Highland cattle housed in the park. On a sunny day there’s no better place in Glasgow to while away a few hours. If the weather is bad visit Pollok house or even better the Burrell Collection; where after viewing art and artefacts from around the world for free you can visit the café for something nice to eat and drink.

Visited September 2013
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Reading
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48 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“Beautiful park, really enjoyed the Burrell Collection”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2013

This is a really beautiful park to walk through. It could benefit from a few more signs or maps to show you where you are in it though as it is big.
The Burrell collection was very interesting and the building it is housed in is stunning. Really good and very reasonably priced cafe.

Visited August 2013
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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“Walk for hours”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

Only managed to just scrape the corners of this massive park. Beautiful park for walking and taking photos of the fauna and flora!
Too bad the cafe and shops don't open longer, as I arrived later in the day. A must see for all travellers!

Visited August 2013
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Beautiful kept gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

This park houses the Burrell Collection but you can also enjoy the park by itself. Especially the area around Pollok House is beautiful with gardens, streams, water mill etc. Go see it!

Visited September 2013
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