Queen's Park map

Queens Park

Queens Park

Information

First used in 1989, this park may be small in size but it provides a variety of orienteering challenges due to shape and mixed terrain.

There is a permanent orienteering course here.

The permanent course consists of 18 controls and will take approximately an hour to complete.

Permanent Course repaired. Awaiting completion of Scottish Water Works
before relaunching. Summer undergrowth an issue with posts 6, 11, 13, 14
& 15.

Park History:

Designed by Sir Joseph Paxton and dedicated to the memory of Mary, Queen of Scots.

Stones at highest point are thought to be remnants of military encampment which featured in the Battle of Langside in the 16th century.

112 acres in area.

Pitch & putt and tennis are available.

Play areas and boating pond.

Restored glasshouses contain a multitude of plants and some animals,

including tortoise, skink and iguana!

Elevated mound and flagpole give extensive views across Glasgow.

Site of Scottish Poetry Rose Garden.