Don't be bored this summer - head to Mugdock Country Park!

There's loads to do at Mugdock Country Park this summer with fun outdoor activities to suit all ages.

Monday, 18th July 2016, 3:00 pm
Mugdock Country Park, Visitor Centre.
Mugdock Country Park, Visitor Centre.

Children aged eight to 12 will have great fun learning the survival skill of how to build a shelter and try their hand at damming a stream.

They will join the Ranger Service to explore the deepest, darkest parts of Mugdock Wood – no parents required! On Friday, July 22 from 10.30am – 12pm or 1.30pm – 3pm.

Children aged 8-12 could also take part in a wildlife exploration on Thursday, August 4 from 10.30am – 12pm or 1.30pm – 3pm.

They will join the Ranger Service to explore ponds and woods, find new animals and new places. Booking essential for both activities, call 0141 956 6100. Cost £5 each.

Children accompanied by parents can also learn how to net a nymph on Tuesday, July 26 from 2pm – 3.30pm.

Kids can try to catch a little fish, a damselfly nymph or a midge larvae. To find the pond and the Ranger follow the signs from the visitor centre. All nets and equipment supplied. Donations welcome.

Adults/families will enjoy a Ranger led walk through time in the park to find out more about it’s history including a 13th century castle to WWII gunsites and a 1950’s zoo. This is on Saturday, July 23 from 10.30pm – 12pm. Meet at the Visitor Centre. Cost £3.

There will also be a Ranger led walk along the Canal and Kelvin, Bearsden on Wednesday, August 3 at 11.30am.

This is an hour long, mostly level and not strenuous. Minibus transport is available from Lennoxtown or meet at the walk start. Booking essential, call 0141 956 6100. Cost £3.