Your British Nature Portal online since 2004

The Renfrewshire Countryside

Discover the countryside of Renfrewshire on your doorstep or on holiday

Directory Listings

Hand Picked & Reviewed

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
Please get in touch to apply

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

  • Pedal The Park 3rd May 2020

    Final route details are still being worked on but you can ENTER HERE

  • Habitat management at RSPB Lochwinnoch - Pt. 2

    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 themselves. In turn, we’ll attract more insects which will […]

  • Semple legacy explored

    It may have been a dreich evening, last Thursday (12th December) but the Brown Bull was a nice, friendly and

  • Semple Stories, Lochwinnoch’s Glories Needs You

    It has been a busy few weeks, getting to know the Regional Park and meeting people in Lochwinnoch Village, the

  • Road closure at the Greenock Cut

    Please note: If you are planning a visit to the Greenock Cut, access along Dunrod road, off the A78 is

  • Greenock Cut Volunteers Award Win

    The Greenock Cut Conservation Volunteers were delighted to win the Environment, Culture and Heritage Award at Reach For The Stars,

  • Volunteering with RSPB Scotland Lochwinnoch – Rachel Reid

    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 best chapters in my life which I am […]

  • Tree for St Vincent’s

    The Estate Team at Clyde Muirshiel has selected a sizable Christmas tree from Muirshiel Country Park for St Vincent’s Hospice. 

  • Let’s Get Chatting About Our Past

    ‘Semple Stories and Lochwinnoch’s Glories’ is looking for local people to share their recollections of Lochwinnoch and the surrounding area.

  • Classic Cars, Crowds, Cash at Castle Semple for St Vincent Hospice

    This year’s Classics at Castle Semple was blessed with lovely autumn sunshine, fantastic crowds and the best to date cash

  • 52nd Original Mountain Marathon – OMM 52

    This weekend will see hundreds of runners taking part in the 52nd OMM. The location of the race is kept

  • Recent sightings – September 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 visitors start to arrive. Despite this we still had a few summer […]

Share this page!