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Drumpellier Country Park

Drumpellier Country Park has a range of facilities and nature trails that make for a great family day out.

 Autumn views over Drumpellier Country Park


This fantastic park has lots of facilities and trails for a great family day out including a visitor centre, cafe, wildlife displays and adventure playground.

The whole park covers an area of 500 acres and includes two natural lochs, moorland, woodlands and grasslands.

The Monklands Canal lies towards the southern perimeter of the park offering further walking and cycling potential. The lochs and canal attract a large number of water birds, both resident and migrants.

The woodlands and grasslands are also rich in bird life, large and small mammals and a great variety of native wildflowers. The networks of paths makes for easy access to all areas of the park and many of these are accessible to wheelchairs and prams.

Visitor centre

  • Open daily from 10am to 5pm
  • Cafe service from 10.30am  to 4pm
  • Toilets within visitor centre 

Crannog Play Drumpellier

Play parks

There are currently two play parks within the country park.

The Interplay play area is aimed at younger children with sandpits, slides, roundabout and swings.

The Cranogg play area which is based on a historic Cranogg dwelling. This is an inclusive play area which consists of climbing nets and frames, slides, walkways, rope swings, interactive play equipment, cargo net, suspended bridges and talk tubes.


We want to make sure that the country park is accessible to all our visitors and have developed an access statement for both our park and visitor centre for people who have accessibility issues to help when planning your visit. We have accessible toilets, changing place facilities, hearing loop, step-free walking routes and plenty of seating in the park.

For further details on the accessibility of our park please contact our reception where we will be happy to help with your enquiry.

Walking routes and paths

The network of paths makes for easy access to all areas of the park, with most of these being accessible to wheel chairs and prams.

National Cycle Network 75 joins the park at the south side along the Monklands Canal.

A mile circular route around the Lochend Loch which is fully accessible and takes approximately 25 / 30 minutes to complete.


We host a variety of different events throughout the year.

The Countryside Ranger Service and Get Walking Lanarkshire lead a variety of guided walks and events throughout the year.

Visit our What's on page for upcoming activities and events.

For event enquiries, please email

3* Scottish Tourist Board Visitor Attraction

Contact us

Drumpellier Country Park

Townhead Road



Page last updated:
05 Jun 2024

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