A wide open space, packed with wonder and adventure, awaits you at Mugdock Country Park. With a bounty of biking tracks for family cycling, awesome adventure trails, orienteering challenges, a children’s play park and more, get set for an all-action day out in this woodland wonderland.
There’s heaps to see and do at Mugdock Country Park, you won’t know where to start. It’s the perfect place for action and adventure, enjoying the great outdoors as a family or a couple. A magical setting, Mugdock Country Park is bursting with beauty and surprises at every turn. Come and discover the delights.
Spread across 270 hectares of woodland, heathland and moorland, Mugdock Country Park is perfect walking territory. Bursting with colour, indulge the senses, basking in glorious surroundings where you find plenty of hidden gems as you explore, including a loch, two castles, stables and a whimsical, walled garden.
With 2.5 miles of cycling terrain to tour, saddle up and set off on two wheels, exploring the Park’s ever-changing landscape. Encounter vibrant colours, enchanting woodlands and an abundance of wildlife on a winding journey around the Park’s vast grounds. With a cycle hire centre on site, choose from tandems, fat tyre, and balance bikes. Child trailers available too.
Put your navigational skills to the test trying out the popular sport of orienteering, right at the heart of Mugdock Country Park. Navigate from point to point with just a compass, a map and your wits to guide you. A fun and challenging way to explore the Park, pick up a pack from the Visitor Centre and go on an adventure.
Start and finish at the Visitor Centre on the magnificent two-mile, circular History Trail. Take a journey into the past discovering historical points of interest located within Mugdock Country Park.
The tremendous Tree Trail tests your tree knowledge. Fun for all the family, can you correctly identify 10 of Mugdock’s most common tree species? Starting at the Visitor Centre, discover the Gallowhill area of the Park and its diverse display of trees.
For the younger members of the family, embark on an epic scavenger hunt, keeping your eyes peeled for those must find items on the ‘wanted list’ - available from the Visitor Centre. Keep a lookout for all things fuzzy and things that make a noise.
Mugdock Country Park is home to wide open spaces and dedicated play areas, where children can get active. Located at the Visitor Centre, there is a children’s play park for the youngsters, while an all-action, adventure trail will keep the older children occupied. Parents can take a load off, with plenty of seating available at each site.
Mugdock Country Park hosts seasonal events throughout the year that are fun for the whole family. Catch them during your camping adventure. Try your hand at medieval archery during regular Longbow events held in the walled garden. Learn fascinating facts about space as you gaze into winter night skies during the Park’s stargazing events.
Check out the Park’s annual what’s on events calendar before your visit.
Charming and inspiring, Mugdock Country Park is a magical place characterised by its sweeping landscape. With surprises at every turn and a bounty of fun-filled activities to enjoy, add it to your must-visit list when camping in Loch Lomond.
For more information, visit www.mugdock-country-park.org.uk or call 0141 956 6100.
Much of the site is wheelchair accessible, and there are assisted services available. Disabled toilets and baby changing facilities are also available.
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