Palacerigg Country Park

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Palacerigg Country Park: 300 hectares of grassland, moorland, woodland and ponds ensure a haven for wildlife, providing breeding sites and places of refuge you can also see Palacerigg's animal collection which is unique in Central Scotland and provides an opportunity to see many rare breeds in addition to other friendly farm animals. Rare breeds include Eriskay ponies, North Ronaldsay and Boreray sheep, Shetland and white park cattle, Bagot and Guernsey goats, Tamworth pigs and Scots grey and Scots dumpy poultry. Many of these animals are registered with the appropriate breed society enabling us to make a positive contribution to the breed's survival. There is also a visitors centre with displays, interpretative panels and exhibition area, hire the lecture theatre and longhouses to visit.

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Palacerigg Country Park is signposted off the A801 Cumbernauld Town Centre road. It is less than half an hours drive from Glasgow, Stirling, Motherwell and Falkirk.

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Opening times (Visitor Centre):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
09:00 - 16:1509:00 - 16:1509:00 - 16:1509:00 - 16:1509:00 - 16:1509:00 - 16:1509:00 - 16:15

Opening times (Country Park):

Never closes

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Free

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Address: Greenspace Services Assistant Business Manager (Greenspace), Environmental Services, Palacerigg House, Palacerigg Country Park, Cumbernauld, G67 3HU, UK
Phone: +44 1236 780636
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