Glasgow Countryside Rangers

The Glasgow Countryside Ranger Service offer an annual program of guided walks and activities that are free of charge at parks across the city!

Glasgow Countryside Rangers

About Glasgow Countryside Rangers

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The Glasgow Countryside Rangers team operate citywide, covering over 90 parks, 10 Local Nature Reserves and 8 Greenflag parks in Glasgow.

In addition to running this diary of countryside events, we deliver the Curriculum for Excellence through outdoor learning to schools, including teacher CPD and forest schools. We also carry out surveys and conservation work with volunteers to take positive action against biodiversity loss. Countryside Rangers are available to lead your class, group or club.

For more information or to book please contact us on the numbers or at the bases below. Or email countryside.rangers@glasgow.gov.uk

Tollcross Park, Tollcross Courtyard,
254B Wellshot Road, Glasgow. G32 7YH.
Phone: 0141 276 0931

Upcoming Events at Glasgow Countryside Rangers

Forest Crafts

Forest Crafts

18th August 2018
Join the Glasgow Countryside Rangers for some forest crafts and learn how to carve your very own musical instrument or log jig saw!
Going Batty

Going Batty

24th August 2018
Don't miss the opportunity during International Bat Weekend to join the Glasgow Countryside Rangers for a walk after dark and some batty entertainment!
Garscadden Wood Local Nature Reserve Celebration

Garscadden Wood Local Nature Reserve Celebration

25th August 2018
Join the Glasgow Countryside Rangers, Forestry Commission Scotland and friends for the Garscadden Wood Local Nature Reserve Celebration on August 25th!
Garden Festival Bird Day

Garden Festival Bird Day

9th September 2018
Join the Glasgow Countryside Rangers as they celebrate Festival Park's 30th Birthday with 'Bird Day' featuring a guided walk and the opportunity to make a bird feeder!
Den Building

Den Building

15th September 2018
Test your outdoor survival skills on a den building morning with the Glasgow Countryside Rangers in Pollok Country Park!
The Magnificent Eleven - Guided Walks

The Magnificent Eleven - Guided Walks

13th October 2018
As part of Ramblers Scotland's Getting Out There campaign, join the Glasgow Countryside Rangers for a seasonal wander round the finest greenspaces in the south of Glasgow!
The Magnificent Eleven - Guided Walks

The Magnificent Eleven - Guided Walks

20th January 2019
As part of Ramblers Scotland's Getting Out There campaign, join the Glasgow Countryside Rangers for a seasonal wander round the finest greenspaces in the south of Glasgow!

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