Country Parks in Glasgow

The dataset shows country parks situated within Glasgow City boundary. They include; Pollok, Cathkin Braes, Dams to Darnley and Drumpellier Country Parks.

Parks are set up by Local Authorities to provide open-air recreation facilities close to towns and cities. All the parks have a rural character and are managed primarily for informal recreation. Some have nature reserve areas and most have a visitor centre and ranger service to encourage and facilitate visitor understanding. Country Park is not a statutory designation.

Countryside (Scotland) Act 1967 Section 48 gives local authorities power to assess and review the need for Country Parks in consultation with SNH. Data updated from source 2012-04-08.

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Maintainer Glasgow City Council
Last Updated August 10, 2018, 11:22 (UTC)
Created January 26, 2018, 16:46 (UTC)
Published on behalf of Scottish Natural Heritage