Strathclyde Country Park

Strathclyde Country Park

About Strathclyde Country Park

Hamilton Road, Motherwell ML1 3RT
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Thousands of visitors every year come to enjoy the huge range of activities available at Strathclyde Country Park from sailing to sunbathing, birdwatching to bicycling, water ski-ing to watching the world go by.

Ideally situated, with excellent road and public transport links, the park plays host to a series of major events throughout the year, all with their own special excitement and attractions to offer the visitor.

On the water


Based on the excellent facilities of the Watersports Centre and Strathclyde Loch, the park is a licensed outdoor activity centre and caters for the following water activities:

For the enthusiast - rowing, windsurfing, dinghy sailing, canoeing and water ski-ing. Craft are available for hire, or you may bring your own if you prefer. Expert instruction in the necessary skills, all in accordance with the standards laid down by the sports' national governing bodies, is available from the instructors at the park.

For fun - pedalos, bumper boats, boat trips, wavebobs and canadian canoes. There are rescue boats on the water and modern equipment is provided to ensure the exciting but safe enjoyment of all loch users.

All fresh water lochs are dangerous, particularly those like Strathclyde Loch with its shoreline shelving down to a lower layer of cold water. So swimming is not allowed and you should make sure that you and your companions always wear lifejackets or buoyancy aids when you are on the water.

On land


Land sports - served by well-equipped and meticulously maintained sports pavilions, Strathclyde Country Park caters for the following variety of sports on dry land. Football (3 hard porous pitches, 2 floodlit, 2 grass pitches and Lanarkshire's 7-a-side football centre), jogging tracks, coarse angling permits available for the loch, rivers and ponds, horse riding permits available for 7 miles of bridle paths, wayfaring and competitive orienteering - 3 different courses, cross country running, mountain bikes for hire, and to get in shape for all the above.

The countryside in the country park


Footpaths and nature trails with miles of surfaced footpaths connect through dense woodlands, wetlands and open parkland and to the long distance Clyde Walkway system. Historical features include Bothwellhaugh Roman Fort and Bathhouse and Orbiston Tower House. Wildlife refuges provide breeding sites and refuge for more than 150 different species of wild animals and birds. An all year round series of nature walks led by members of the North Lanarkshire Countryside Ranger Service is programmed.

Major events


Throughout the year the park hosts various major events which are well worth seeing. Cycling and 10k/5k races, world class international rowing, canoeing and sailing regattas on the loch, leisure exhibitions, country fairs on the showgrounds, some events attract upwards of 100,000 visitors, truly providing "something for everyone".

Upcoming Events at Strathclyde Country Park

DB12Run

DB12Run

25th July 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

28th July 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

28th July 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
DB12Run

DB12Run

1st August 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Festival 2018 at Strathclyde Park

Festival 2018 at Strathclyde Park

2nd August 2018
Over eight days, lots of free and fantastic activities will take place at Strathclyde Park as part of the Festival 2018 celebrations!
Festival 2018 at Strathclyde Park

Festival 2018 at Strathclyde Park

3rd August 2018
Over eight days, lots of free and fantastic activities will take place at Strathclyde Park as part of the Festival 2018 celebrations!
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

4th August 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

4th August 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Festival 2018 at Strathclyde Park

Festival 2018 at Strathclyde Park

4th August 2018
Over eight days, lots of free and fantastic activities will take place at Strathclyde Park as part of the Festival 2018 celebrations!
Festival 2018 at Strathclyde Park

Festival 2018 at Strathclyde Park

5th August 2018
Over eight days, lots of free and fantastic activities will take place at Strathclyde Park as part of the Festival 2018 celebrations!
DB12Run

DB12Run

8th August 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Festival 2018 at Strathclyde Park

Festival 2018 at Strathclyde Park

9th August 2018
Over eight days, lots of free and fantastic activities will take place at Strathclyde Park as part of the Festival 2018 celebrations!
Festival 2018 at Strathclyde Park

Festival 2018 at Strathclyde Park

10th August 2018
Over eight days, lots of free and fantastic activities will take place at Strathclyde Park as part of the Festival 2018 celebrations!
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

11th August 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

11th August 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Festival 2018 at Strathclyde Park

Festival 2018 at Strathclyde Park

11th August 2018
Over eight days, lots of free and fantastic activities will take place at Strathclyde Park as part of the Festival 2018 celebrations!
TRI in the Park

TRI in the Park

12th August 2018
The Glasgow 2018 European Championships, in partnership with Triathlon Scotland, have launched a brand new Triathlon event at Strathclyde Park to introduce people to the sport – TRI in the Park!
Festival 2018 at Strathclyde Park

Festival 2018 at Strathclyde Park

12th August 2018
Over eight days, lots of free and fantastic activities will take place at Strathclyde Park as part of the Festival 2018 celebrations!
DB12Run

DB12Run

15th August 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

18th August 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

18th August 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
DB12Run

DB12Run

22nd August 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

25th August 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

25th August 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Paws in the Park

Paws in the Park

26th August 2018
Join the Paws in the Park sponsored walk in Strathclyde Park and raise funds for the St Andrew's Hospice Capital Appeal!
DB12Run

DB12Run

29th August 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

1st September 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

1st September 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Tributes in the Park

Tributes in the Park

1st September 2018 - 2nd September 2018
MusicFestScotland brings Tributes in the Park to Strathclyde Country Park, two days packed with music from back in the day plus a sprinkling of modern classics!
DB12Run

DB12Run

5th September 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

8th September 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

8th September 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
DB12Run

DB12Run

12th September 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

15th September 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

15th September 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
DB12Run

DB12Run

19th September 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Rush Workout Glasgow

Rush Workout Glasgow

22nd September 2018
Taking place at Strathclyde Country Park on September 22nd, Rush Workout is a completely new event that brings you the most hilarious workout experience ever!
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

22nd September 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

22nd September 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
DB12Run

DB12Run

26th September 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

29th September 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

29th September 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
DB12Run

DB12Run

3rd October 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

6th October 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

6th October 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
DB12Run

DB12Run

10th October 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

13th October 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

13th October 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
DB12Run

DB12Run

17th October 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

20th October 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

20th October 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
DB12Run

DB12Run

24th October 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
DB12Run

DB12Run

27th October 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

27th October 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

31st October 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

3rd November 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

3rd November 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
DB12Run

DB12Run

7th November 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

10th November 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

10th November 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
DB12Run

DB12Run

14th November 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
DB12Run

DB12Run

17th November 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

17th November 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

21st November 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

24th November 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

24th November 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
DB12Run

DB12Run

28th November 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

1st December 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

1st December 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
DB12Run

DB12Run

5th December 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

8th December 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

8th December 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
DB12Run

DB12Run

12th December 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

15th December 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

15th December 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
DB12Run

DB12Run

19th December 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

22nd December 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
DB12Run

DB12Run

22nd December 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
DB12Run

DB12Run

26th December 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
DB12Run

DB12Run

29th December 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

29th December 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!

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