Pollok Country Park

Glasgow | Pollokshaws | Art gallery & stately home | ★★★★

For an urban setting, Glasgow has a surprising amount of green space. Pollok Country Park used to be the largest city park in Europe, and is home to the famous Burrell Collection and the mansion of Pollok House. And the park itself? Well, we're not quite as enthusiastic - the ponds on the north side are probably the most interesting part.

[Pollok House]

Location & info

📌 The Burrell Collection ★★★★
💬 One of the largest private art and history collections in the world, with over 8,000 exhibits housed in a modern building (but leaky - hence refurbishment!).
Middle of Pollok Country Park, 3 mi southwest of George Square, Glasgow, G.R.: NS 555622 ///others.punks.arts
Closed for refurbishment - expected reopening Spring 2021 | Free (small parking charge)

📌 Pollok House ★★★
💬 Edwardian country house with walled garden.
West side of Pollok Country Park, 4 mi southwest of George Square, Glasgow, G.R.: NS 549618 ///toned.bricks.voted
Open daily except some Christmas & New Year dates | £7.50 adult / £5.50 child / free for National Trust for Scotland members


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