The Glasgow Countryside

The Glasgow Countryside

Discover the local countryside in Glasgow, Scotland. Plan a countryside and nature trip, staycation or holiday with our curated guide.

Kelvingrove Park
Kelvingrove Park. Finlay McWalter, via Wikimedia Commons.

Useful Websites

Parks and Leisure – Glasgow Council
With info on Parks, Biodiversity, Walking Trails, Local Nature Reserves…

Giving Nature a Home – RSPB
Giving Nature a Home in Glasgow. Also see Glasgow Wildlife.

Glasgow Natural History Society
Find details of forthcoming events, publications and information for new members…

Geological Society of Glasgow
Including sites of geological interest  and information for prospective and current members.

Friends of Glasgow’s LNRs
Friends of Glasgow’s Local Nature Reserves. A voluntary group with info on the LNR designations in the area.

Glasgow – Scottish Wildlife Trust
An RSPB Local Group – walk and talk with like minded people.

Landscape fashioned by geology
In this beautifully illustrated booklet, discover the secrets of the region’s geological past…

Nature Reserves
Whats On Glasgow presents the nature reserves locally.

Urban forests around Glasgow…
Urban forests around Glasgow and Edinburgh at Forestry and Land Scotland.

Glasgow and Inverclyde walks
Detailed walks with online and downloadable descriptions, gpx files…

Sponsored listings

The National Trust for Scotland

A vital conservation charity protecting Scotland’s coast, wilderness, wildlife and countryside for the good of all. Funded largely by donations, membership is very affordable, comes with a raft of benefits and supports their work.

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