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Merkland Local Nature Reserve

Merkland Drive, Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire, G66 3SF

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  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Kirkintilloch.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Lenzie.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.


  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is/are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is also parking at Fossil Grove, although there are no dropped kerbs.
    • Other entrances have on street parking.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Merkland Drive.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 128cm (4ft 2in).
  • Comments View
    • There is similar access to the park from all the surrounding residential streets.

Park Access

  • There are surfaced paths running throughout the park.
  • The majority of paths are fairly level with some easy slopes in places.
  • Some paths have slopes of varying degrees of gradient.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)