STAG’s 24th Primary Schools Festival - Tues 10th June 2014 - Pollok CP

Yes ! after a 9 year break STAG reintroduced an event for Primary Children this time alongside the Blairvadach Adventure Race. Results shall be posted as soon as possible.
Thanks to Mr.Jamie Coll & my students from John Paul Academy for their invaluable assistance & Tom & Aileen from Blairvadach’s Staff.

The Blairvadach Adventure Race used Sportident Timing System & both Blairvadach Staff & myself are indebted to Robin Strain who very kindly gave of his time to facilitate correct use of the technology.

6 courses have been planned focused around the Burrell Collection & adjacent track network. 12 students from my S4 PE National Class will be helping organise & sort out results.

Once its over time for a well deserved break so I can get back to a degree of normality :)


details of the pre-event information


Follow signs for Burrell Collection


6 Courses all around 1.1k in distance. Pre-entered schools only.

Start times:

From 10am

Entry Fees:



Posted on 10th Jun 14 by Terry O'Brien

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Information about the location

Area: City of Glasgow
Near: Glasgow G41
OS Grid Ref. NS  GoogleMap

Map of Glasgow - 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 & the latest versions produced in February 2018
At a Scale 1:5000, 2.5m contours - A Sprint Orienteering Map ISSOM Map.
At a Scale 1:7500, 5m contours - ISOM 2017 Standard Map.

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.

Details of other mapped locations

Resident of the park



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