Carnmunnock is the only remaining identifiable village within the City of Glasgow boundaries. It lies five miles south of the city centre and is surrounded by green belt land. Explore the village, which is characterized by its domestic architecture; cottages of one or two storeys and tenements. An exhibition of old photographs will be featuring in Castlemilk house.
This beautifully restored B-listed 17th Century Stables buildings, previously was part of the large estate owned by the Stuarts, represents a fine and rare example of a grand late Georgian stable block and one of few remnants of the old Castlemilk House and Estate. Originally designed by David Hamilton, the buildings now functions as a community facility.
Situated in the grounds of Pollock Country Park, above stairs the lavish family rooms are packed full of period furniture and furnishings. Below stairs the vast servants’ quarters show the realities of running a country house. A short World War One play will performed at 12 noon and 2pm.
Walk led by Drew McMahon will uncover the fascinating history of Bellahouston Park. Originally farmland, it became country estates and finally a part; in it’s time also featuring a gold course, a military hospital, the 1938 Exhibition, and much else.
Castlemilk Stables Credit Tom Donald
Credit Drew McMahon
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