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Palacerigg Country Park

Palacerigg Country Park, Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire, G67 3HU

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Introduction

Opening Times (Visitor Centre - October - April)

  • Monday 09:00 - 16:15.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 16:15.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 16:15.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 16:15.
  • Friday 09:00 - 16:15.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 16:15.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 16:15.

Opening Times (Visitor Centre - May - September)

  • Monday 09:00 - 19:45.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 19:45.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 19:45.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 19:45.
  • Friday 09:00 - 19:45.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 19:45.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 19:45.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Cumbernauld.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in the centre of the country park.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 6 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 360cm x 500cm (11ft 10in x 16ft 5in).
    • 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 a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Country Park

  • There are 3 main routes around Palacerigg Country Park -
  • Cumbernauld - Palacerigg (purple route on park maps)
  • Glencryan Woods Circuit (blue route on park maps)
  • Palacerigg Circuit (red route on park maps)
  • The Cumbernauld - Palacerigg Route has 3 paths from Cumbernauld High School to Palacerigg Country Park Visitor Centre which is 1 and half miles with some steep slopes.
  • Laburnum Road to Palacerigg Country Park Visitor Centre which is 1 and half miles with some easy slopes.
  • Lime Crescent to Palacerigg Country Park Visitor Centre which is 1 and half miles with easy slopes.
  • Palacerigg Circuit - The circuit is 2 and 3 quarters miles long and runs around the park, there are some easy slopes along the path.
  • The tree top walkway is located along the path.
  • Glencryan Woods Circuit - Which is 2 miles long (but 3 miles including Palacerigg Circuit path from the visitor centre).
  • There are some steep slopes along the path.

Accessible Toilet

Standard Toilet(s)

Level Change (Toilets)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.