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The Renfrewshire Countryside

Discover the countryside of Renfrewshire on your doorstep or on holiday

Listings

Parks, gardens and the great outdoors
Details of a dozen country parks, parks and nature reserves at Renfrewshire Council.

Parks and countryside - East
A few details at East Renfrewshire Council.

Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park
108 square miles of scenic Scottish countryside to enjoy a walk, run, cycle, some accessible outdoor activities...

Geography of Renfrewshire
The geography of a few places as well as subcategories of landforms, parks...

Ramblers Renfrewshire, Cowal & Bute
Details of walking groups in the above areas.

Nature conservation and greenspace
Renfrewshire council presents biodiversity, local nature reserve, outdoor access info and more.

Nature events in Renfrewshire
Upcoming Nature events taking place throughout Renfrewshire...

SSSIs in Renfrew and Cunninghame
A list with further details of a few of the Sites of Special Scientific Interest.

Gardens And Parks
Whats On East Renfrewshire presents the Gardens and Parks in Renfrewshire and surrounding areas.

Sponsored Listings
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The National Trust for Scotland
A vital conservation charity protecting Scotland's coast, wilderness, wildlife and countryside for the good of all. Funded largely by donations, membership is very affordable, comes with a raft of benefits and supports their work.

Latest News

RSS Blog – Clyde Muirshiel
  • Johnshill Jaunt 25th June 2020
      The meadow area at Johnshill is now covered with ox-eye daisy as well as yellow rattle whose seeds inside
  • Muirshiel Country Park is 50! 20th June 2020
    On Saturday 20th June 2020,  Muirshiel Country Park celebrates its 50th year in existence. Originally ‘Renfrewshire Regional Park’, Muirshiel was
  • Evening at the Barr Loch 19th June 2020
    Despite grey clouds rolling in and the light beginning to fade reed buntings were calling and I snapped a grainy
RSS Lochwinnoch
  • Habitat management at RSPB Lochwinnoch - Pt. 2 19th January 2020
    As outlined in Part 1 of this blog, we’ve been working hard on Aird Meadow to cut back and remove the vegetation. By stripping out the nutrients in this way, we can knock back the dominant species such as grass and produce a habitat in which a greater diversity of plants, including wildflowers can establish […]
  • Volunteering with RSPB Scotland Lochwinnoch – Rachel Reid 20th November 2019
    Words by Rachel ReidPhotos by Robert Conn I have been volunteering with the RSPB Scotland Lochwinnoch reserve for almost two years now. I am a master’s student specialising in conservation biology with a specific interest in Scottish wildlife particularly birds and was keen to gain some experience in the field. There began one of the […]
  • Recent sightings – September 2019 12th October 2019
    September is a time of change. The leaves start to change colour, the evenings start to darken earlier and before the month is out, there’s a definite nip in the air. It’s also a time of change in the world of wildlife, as our summer visitors start their migration to warmer climes and our winter […]
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