STAG Autumn 5- Thurs 8th Sept- Pollok CP-Event No.550

Sincere thanks to Gerry for planning & organising the event.

I think I have sorted out the issues with Vivien, Rodry, Alan & J.Hamer. There was a mix up with SI fingers which had been pre-event allocated being reissued but I was not aware of this & had to re-edit names & courses.

Hope it all makes sense now :)

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Posted on 08th Sep 16 by Terry O'Brien

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Information about the location

Area: City of Glasgow
Near: glasgow g41  GoogleMap

Map of Pollok Country Park MapTerrain description

Glasgow’s largest park has undergone a transformation & the Orienteering Permanent Course is a welcome addition to the facilities available to the public.

The City Council’s rhododendron project to contain the spread of this vegetation ended in 2009 but did not result in every rhododendron bush being shredded.

The 1st Full Colour map produced & printed by STAG in 1985.

Permanent course info

Permanent course maps only available from The Park Manager’s Office, Knowehead,- wee building to the west of Burrell Entrance, Pollok Country Park

Permanent Course checked November 2016.

Park History

Gifted to the City of Glasgow in 1966 by the Maxwell Family.
361 acres in area - Glasgow’s largest Park.
Burrell Collection & Pollok House are Major Visitor attractions.
Strathclyde Police Dog Training Centre
Nether Pollok Playing Fields
Wildlife Pond
Highland Cattle, Heavy Horses & Walled Gardens
Adventure Play Area & Mountain Bike Circuits
Britain’s Best Park 2007 & Europe’s Best in 2008.
Pollok Family Day held each August

Location details: Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow G43.

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