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Gleniffer Braes Country Park
Gleniffer Braes Country Park

Gleniffer Braes Country Park

An upland park of 1300 acres, with waymarked walks and views. The Glen Nature Trail and Guided Walks programme introduces visitors to the interesting wildlife. Information centre and adventure play areas.

The Park has associations with the 18th and 19th century weaver poets of Paisley. Robert Tannahill (1774-1810) and Hugh Macdonald (1817-1860) are commemorated by the Tannahill Walkway and the Tannahill Well, Macdonald's Walks and the Bonnie Wee Well.Situated on the edge of the Clyde Plateau lavas, a most interesting features is Gleniffer Gorge situated along the Tannahill walkway. It reaches some 50 feet deep in places and is eroded by Gleniffer Burn, which runs along a fault. Another feature is the outstanding waterfall in Glen Park where icy stalactites can be seen hanging in winter.Spectacular panoramic views can be seen particularly from the Robertson Car Park. Other attractions are the woodlands, wildlife, waymarked and guided walks, and the Glen Nature Trail beginning near the information centre.

Contact and Information

Glenfield Road
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Please contact the ranger service, see contact details below.

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