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Castle Semple Country Park

Lochlip Road | Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park, Lochwinnoch, Scotland
+44 1418 42882
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Great Walks

We go walking here on a regular basis with our daughter, she like to feed the ducks and swans as... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Muirkirk, Scotland
via mobile

Very nice for a walk or to just sit in the car and watch the world go by. Visitor centre is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mary m
Paisley, United Kingdom
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Welcome to the Castle Semple Visitor Centre and County Park listing. Please note this site one of several within the larger Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park. Castle Semple is located in Lochwinnoch Renfrewshire next to National Cycle Route 7 and just a short walk from Lochwinnoch Train Station. The Centre has a cafe and gift shop, provides free parking and entry as well as lots to do with great water, walks and wildlife. There is a Ranger Service who provide family friendly events and volunteer programmes throughout the year. There is also a highly qualified Outdoor Activity team with Instructors to guide you or your group through the techniques involved in sailing, kayaking, canoeing, powerboating, archery and loads more! The Centre is also fully equipped to be accessible to all, registered as Scotlands first Centre of Excellence for disability sailing in 2012.
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“lovely walk” (4 reviews)
“country park” (5 reviews)
Lochlip Road | Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park, Lochwinnoch, Scotland
+44 1418 42882
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We go walking here on a regular basis with our daughter, she like to feed the ducks and swans as well, the walks are great and there is a range of other activities available from mountain biking etc, there is a cafe where a sandwich...More

Thank TheOldChurch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice for a walk or to just sit in the car and watch the world go by. Visitor centre is available although could be so much better in terms of what they offer food wise.

Thank mary m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found accidentally. Beautiful. Great walk along the loch and up into the woods. Great for the dog. Highly recommend.

Thank LesleyHansen
Reviewed 12 May 2017

A beautiful setting with lots of swans and swans to feed, photo and just admire. There is a good pathway where you can walk for some time around the edge of the water with plenty of seating to stop and relax. There is a nice...More

Thank enjoyinglife49
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Ideal location for a countryside walk around Castle Semple. Afterwards had a look around small gift shop and had a drink in the cafe. Good amenities. Great location for sailing and also cycle path nearby

Thank bateson46
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We sat watching the ducks and swans while eating lunch. They have good facilities and a coffee shop. Relaxing surrounding

Thank AnneHR939
Reviewed 9 April 2017

If you are looking for a fun day out look no further. Castle Semple and the RSPB location at Lochwinnoch will satisfy the whole family. Starting at the RSPB centre my grandchildren and I set out on a nature adventure which included bug hunting, tree...More

Thank Jacky F
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love Castle Semple. On a sunny day it is a beautiful day out. I have taken my dog for walks here but she is a small dog so we only go for a stroll along the loch. My boyfriend and I decided to...More

Thank glaangel
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Castle semple offers beautiful views over the loch with a coffee shop, sailing club, great cycling and walking footpaths, pick nick area, woodland and nature trail. Extremely popular venue for youngsters, families in fact for all ages.

Thank Arnold H
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Really enjoyed. Only blip was we found the trails map (orange leaflet) was difficult to follow. Couldn't find coloured arrows that are meant to show the way.More

Thank LuiseMarguerite
CMRPManagement, Public Relations Manager at Castle Semple Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

I'm glad you enjoyed your visit to the Park although I'm disappointed you had a problem with the trail map. We don't have an orange leaflet as such so if you can let us know, by emailing info@clydemuirshiel.co.uk, the name of the leaflet or the...More

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