Strathclyde Country Park

Bothwellhaugh Road, Bothwell, Glasgow, G71 8NY, Scotland | Telephone: 01698 853300 | View Map

  • Tents at Strathclyde
    Tents at Strathclyde
  • Glencoe mountains
    Glencoe mountains
  • Ducks and ducklings
    Ducks and ducklings
  • Woodlands in Autumn
    Woodlands in Autumn

Open Dates:
1 April - 31 October 2019

Earliest Arrival Time: 3pm
Latest Departure Time: 10am


• Wi-Fi
• Wash room / toilets
• Dish washing area

Why stay here

Nestled on the edge of beautiful parkland covering one thousand acres in the Clyde Valley, our campsite offers a relaxing retreat in South Lanarkshire.

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    Tent Pitches from: £15.90 per night*

Accommodation at Strathclyde Country Park

Tent pitches

From: £15.90 per stay*

Pitch up under the stars at our Strathclyde Country Park campsite, one of over 40 locations across the UK. Whether you’re looking to hit the shops on a city break, splash around at the coast or get lost in the highlands, we’ve got a campsite for to suit you.

Site details

Why stay here

Nestled on the edge of beautiful parkland covering one thousand acres in the Clyde Valley, our campsite offers a relaxing retreat in South Lanarkshire.

Strathclyde Country Park contains a variety of recreational facilities including water sports on Strathclyde Loch, woodland trails and countryside walks, picnic sites and sports pitches. The park is also home to Scotland’s first theme park, adjacent to our site.

With Glasgow only 20 minutes away, our campsite provides a peaceful retreat with the excitement of city life just around the corner.

Family days out

Bursting with family theme park favourites, M&D’s theme park boasts the largest collection of spine chillingly thrilling rides in the country. Perched within walking distance of our campsite, you can explore the family rides, thrill rides and attractions, featuring a bowling alley, crazy golf and soft play.

The theme park also offers a daily bus service to Glasgow, so you can explore Scotland’s cultural hub at your leisure.

Next door to the theme park is Amazonia tropical rainforest which is home to over 70 different species. Marvel at the monkeys, snakes, and parrots then visit the nocturnal area to see the bats. Have a go at the animal handling sessions and try your hand at being a zookeeper!

Facilities on site

• Wi-Fi available
• Wash room / toilets
• Dish washing area
• Laundry facilities
• Playground
• Car parking
• Pitches are: grass, non-electric and electric
• Site shop: No, but there are supermarkets in the nearby town

Strathclyde Country Park Wi-Fi runs standard broadband service averaging at 5 Mbps. Fees may apply.

Activities & experiences nearby


There are several cycle routes in the local area including The Greenlink and National Route 74. Keen cyclists can join the 12 mile cycle route up to Glasgow via Route 74 and 75 along the River Clyde.

For a simple route from Strathclyde Loch, head off in a clockwise direction from the site towards Chatelherault Country Park - a grand hunting lodge and the centrepiece of the woodland country park. Look out for the white cattle with their fearsome horns.


The Loch is a ten minute walk from the site, with a thousand acres of mature woodlands, wetlands, wildlife refuges and neat open parkland to explore.

Pubs and restaurants

Visit the Cricklewood Bar and Restaurant for a warm and relaxed atmosphere, with soft leather booths and real log burners, with a hearty menu and a good selection of beer, wine and cocktails.

Stop in at the Riverhill Coffee Bar for a spot of lunch and a break from the hustle and bustle of Glasgow city. Sample their homemade cakes and sweet treats along with your afternoon coffee.

Things to try

Learn about the history of the distillery and the making of Glengoyne Whisky and sample the different malts and sherries at Glengoyne Distillery - you can even have a go at creating your own single malt that you can take home with you.

Try your hand at a few water sports at Strathclyde Country Park Water Sports Centre, the home of water based activities within the park. Have a go at windsurfing, water skiing, rowing, pedalos or bumper boats.

Venture across to Falkirk and marvel at the Kelpies. Standing at over 30 metres high, these equine sculptures took only 90 days to construct and the Kelpies tour allows you to explore the inside of these fantastic pieces of art.

* Price for two adults and 1 pitch. Bookings can be made online for tents up to 5x5 metres (approximately a four person tent). If you have a larger tent or specific requirements, please contact the site direct and site staff will help you with your booking. There will be an additional £2 surcharge per night for large tent pitches. Please read our FAQs further booking information. Full terms and conditions apply.

Location and transport

Bothwellhaugh Road, Bothwell, Glasgow, G71 8NY, Scotland
Telephone: 01698 853300

Transport Links:

  • Buses go to: Glasgow from nearby M&D's Theme Park
  • Nearest train station: Belshill
  • Car hire available on site

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