Rouken Glen Park

Rouken Glen Park is one of the main tourist attractions within East Renfrewshire and is a fantastic, family friendly, greenspace which hosts a number of events through the year.

Rouken Glen Park

About Rouken Glen Park

Rouken Glen Park Rouken Glen Road, Giffnock G467JL
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Rouken Glen Park covers an area of approximately 143 acres and is one of the largest public parks in the area. It is popular with locals and visitors alike, and has won several awards for its amenities and beauty.

The park is named after the Rouken Glen, which is a small river that runs through the park. The glen is surrounded by woodlands, and the park features a variety of tree species, including beech, oak, and sycamore. There are also several ponds and waterfalls in the park, which provide habitats for a range of wildlife.

Rouken Glen Park has a number of facilities for visitors to enjoy, including a boating pond, a walled garden, a play area, and a cafe. There are also several walking and cycling trails throughout the park, which offer stunning views of the surrounding countryside.

The park is home to a number of events throughout the year. There is also a popular weekly Parkrun event, which takes place every Saturday morning.

Overall, Rouken Glen Park is a beautiful and tranquil green space that offers something for everyone, whether you're looking for outdoor recreation, wildlife watching, or simply a peaceful place to relax and enjoy the scenery.

Upcoming Events at Rouken Glen Park

Rouken Glen Junior Parkrun

Selected dates between 7th January 2024 - 29th December 2024

Rouken Glen Junior Parkrun is a weekly, free 2km timed run held on Sunday mornings at Rouken Glen Park!


Chat & Plant Gardening Group

Selected dates between 16th January 2024 - 30th April 2024

Have you ever wanted to grow your own vegetables and herbs but don't know where to start? Join Chat & Plant - a gardening group where you'll learn all about how, when, and what to grow!


The Reeling

8th June 2024 - 9th June 2024

Rouken Glen Park will burst to life with traditional Scottish and roots music from some of the country's most exciting artists when The Reeling returns on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th June!


The Wee Art Studio Student Exhibition and Sale

15th June 2024

Come along and see the fantastic and diverse work produced by students from The Wee Art Studio in Clarkston at their Exhibition and Sale in Rouken Glen Park Pavilion on Saturday 15th June!


Foodies Festival Glasgow

9th August 2024 - 11th August 2024

Foodies Festival, the UK's biggest celebration of food, drink and music will return to Rouken Glen Park in August featuring Symphonic Ibiza, Blue and Scouting for Girls!


Related Links

Pro Soccer Glasgow

Rouken Glen Park Rouken Glen Road, Giffnock G46 7UG

Pro-Soccer boasts excellent state of the art purpose built 5-a-side & 7-a-side football pitches ideal for anything from a block booking with friends to a corporate event with work colleagues!


Rouken Glen Garden Centre

Rouken Glen Garden Centre Rouken Glen Road, Giffnock G46 7JL

This award winning garden centre has been part of Rouken Glen Park for over 30 years and specialises in supplying all of your home and garden requirements.


The Boathouse at Rouken Glen

Rouken Glen Park Davieland Road, Giffnock G46 7UG

The Boathouse is a cafe in Rouken Glen park, We are open from 9am to 6pm, 7 days a week, for eating in and take away.


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