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Calderglen Country Park

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Calderglen Country Park Strathaven Road, East Kilbride G75 0QZ, Scotland
+44 1355 236644
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Forget the trails

I can't talk about the zoo or the visitor centre, but the castle trail is a neglected, unwalkable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
East Kilbride, United Kingdom
via mobile

Love this place it's great for people who love the out doors . Great place for picnics and you can... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“small zoo” (43 reviews)
“mini zoo” (33 reviews)
“courtyard cafe” (12 reviews)
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Calderglen Country Park Strathaven Road, East Kilbride G75 0QZ, Scotland
+44 1355 236644
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't talk about the zoo or the visitor centre, but the castle trail is a neglected, unwalkable mess. Shame on South Lanarkshire Council.

Thank Newd001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place it's great for people who love the out doors . Great place for picnics and you can always go to there cafe.

Thank Rangers1887
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good way to spend a few hours with kids park is fab and animals inside and out r exciting for kids to see Inexpensive day out and plenty areas to have a wee wander round been a few times and will carry on visiting with...More

Thank emma m
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Visit the animal park at a very small cost and see all the different types of birds creatures etc great wee coffee shop can be busy at times though. I'd recommend you take a picnic as picnic benches dotted around park. Great big play park...More

1  Thank carolannemcdee
Reviewed 5 October 2017

There is a little zoo (with small animals) in the park and great for entertaining young kids. There are several play parks as well and a nice cafe. The whole country park is quite woody and sometimes can get a bit muddy and is not...More

Thank Amber L
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Calderglen is the oasis of East Kilbride. Fantastic little kids zoo and one of the best playbacks around. If you've got young kids get over for a visit. Loads of space for nice walks, decent food. All in all, one of the best places in...More

Thank Dave D
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Fun family day out when the sun is shining! It is great fun for the children. We had taken the dog and a few of our grandchildren here for a picnic.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Looking for somewhere to take the kids, fancy a walk amongst the trees and countryside or looking for a bit of history then Calderglen is a great place to start. With a great play park for the kids, beautiful walks around the river and falls...More

Thank Richard N
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Calderglen park is fabulous for children of all ages. It is a very well kept park and the small animal zoo is also very good (especially if the rain comes on). The coffee shop is nice and the food is good enough for a quick...More

Thank Feepee22
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Went here with family members at a car show that was happening at the park was a great day weather was good and the park was very nice, theres lots of things for kids to play on and there is a cafe which serves food...More

Thank Alastair E
lauracleland, Manager at Calderglen Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hi - glad you made it along to Porsche event, its a great family day out! sorry you had to queue for the café, usually our franchise operator has the outdoor kiosk in operation to try and reduce some of the waiting time. I hope...More

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18 May 2017|
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Response from suzanne s | Reviewed this property |
the main area is but country walks might prove a bit difficult.
21 February 2017|
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Response from lauracleland | Property representative |
Hi Thank you for your question, yes we do have wheelchair access into the conservatory and zoo. hope to see you soon
16 February 2016|
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Response from angelaandpats | Reviewed this property |
There were goats when I visited a while ago but I would call before going.Palacerig in Cumbernauld used to have goats.Heads of Ayr farmPark is the best for young kids.