Chatelherault Country Park

Chatelherault Country Park, a five star visitor attraction under the Visit Scotland grading scheme, has been described as a jewel in the local landscape.

Chatelherault Country Park

About Chatelherault Country Park

Chatelherault Country Park Fernegair, Hamilton ML3 7UE
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Chatelherault was built on 1732 by the Scottish architect William Adam as a hunting lodge for the Dukes and Duchess's of Hamilton.

Chatelherault is available for functions ranging from meetings and training courses to banquets and wedding ceremonies.

Chatelherault Country Park offers a fun packed diverse programme of events and activities throughout the year including:

• Children's craft workshops
• Guided walks and tours
• Treasure hunts
• Seasonal and themed events
• Art and photographic displays

Come along and explore and discover Chatelherault!

Directions
The entrance to the country park is within the village of Ferniegair, 2.5 km south east of Hamilton on the A72 Hamilton, Larkhall / Lanark, Clyde Valley tourist route.

The park is also accessible by train with daily half hour service stopping at the Chatelherault station on the Hamilton, Larkhall line.

Facilities
Visitor centre, café, gallery, conference and wedding facilities and play area. In the surrounding country park are over 10 miles of walks through ancient woodlands and along the dramatic Avon Gorge - the Park's greatest natural asset.

Disabled access
There is disabled parking and toilets available within the park, which are well signposted on information boards throughout the park.

Upcoming Events at Chatelherault Country Park

Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures

Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures

23rd July 2018
Explore the great outdoors this Summer with Chatelherault Country Park's outdoor play programme - Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures!
Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures

Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures

24th July 2018
Explore the great outdoors this Summer with Chatelherault Country Park's outdoor play programme - Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures!
Ed’s Lab Science Experiments

Ed’s Lab Science Experiments

24th July 2018
Join us in Edward’s Lab at Chatelherault Country Park on Tuesdays over the Summer holidays for some fun science experiments!
Fossil Hunt

Fossil Hunt

25th July 2018
Help us search the grounds of Chatelherault County Park for some hidden gemstones and fossils during the Summer holidays!
Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures

Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures

25th July 2018
Explore the great outdoors this Summer with Chatelherault Country Park's outdoor play programme - Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures!
Lego Workshop

Lego Workshop

26th July 2018
Let your imagination run wild and build anything from a skyscraper to a spaceship out of LEGO at Chatelherault Country Park during the holidays!
Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures

Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures

26th July 2018
Explore the great outdoors this Summer with Chatelherault Country Park's outdoor play programme - Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures!
Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures

Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures

27th July 2018
Explore the great outdoors this Summer with Chatelherault Country Park's outdoor play programme - Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures!
FREE Make Your Way Short Film Premiere and Guided Ride Round Chatelherault

FREE Make Your Way Short Film Premiere and Guided Ride Round Chatelherault

28th July 2018
Come celebrate all the fun you can have on two wheels at Chatelherault Country Park, with the FREE Clydesdale Colts 'Clubhouse 2 Chatelherault' short film premiere and guided ride!
Ed’s Lab Science Experiments

Ed’s Lab Science Experiments

31st July 2018
Join us in Edward’s Lab at Chatelherault Country Park on Tuesdays over the Summer holidays for some fun science experiments!
Cupcake Decorating

Cupcake Decorating

1st August 2018
Throw on your best apron and join us in decorating some yummy cupcakes at Chatelherault Country Park!
Creative Clay Day

Creative Clay Day

2nd August 2018
Let your imagination run wild and create a beautiful piece of clay art at Chatelherault Country Park during the holidays!
Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures

Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures

6th August 2018
Explore the great outdoors this Summer with Chatelherault Country Park's outdoor play programme - Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures!
Ed’s Lab Science Experiments

Ed’s Lab Science Experiments

7th August 2018
Join us in Edward’s Lab at Chatelherault Country Park on Tuesdays over the Summer holidays for some fun science experiments!
Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures

Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures

7th August 2018
Explore the great outdoors this Summer with Chatelherault Country Park's outdoor play programme - Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures!
Fossil Hunt

Fossil Hunt

8th August 2018
Help us search the grounds of Chatelherault County Park for some hidden gemstones and fossils during the Summer holidays!
Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures

Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures

8th August 2018
Explore the great outdoors this Summer with Chatelherault Country Park's outdoor play programme - Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures!
Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures

Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures

9th August 2018
Explore the great outdoors this Summer with Chatelherault Country Park's outdoor play programme - Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures!
Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures

Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures

10th August 2018
Explore the great outdoors this Summer with Chatelherault Country Park's outdoor play programme - Little Explorer’s Outdoor Adventures!
Ed’s Lab Science Experiments

Ed’s Lab Science Experiments

14th August 2018
Join us in Edward’s Lab at Chatelherault Country Park on Tuesdays over the Summer holidays for some fun science experiments!
Lego Workshop

Lego Workshop

16th August 2018
Let your imagination run wild and build anything from a skyscraper to a spaceship out of LEGO at Chatelherault Country Park during the holidays!
Bookbug

Bookbug

1st September 2018
The SLLC Libraries Team hold regular Bookbug sessions at Chatelherault County Park, come along and have great fun while bonding with your child!
Bookbug

Bookbug

6th October 2018
The SLLC Libraries Team hold regular Bookbug sessions at Chatelherault County Park, come along and have great fun while bonding with your child!

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