|For centuries, people of all nationalities have
found peace and tranquility in our parks, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The landscaped
parklands, often only a stone's throw away from busy city centres, provide an easily reached escape from the pressures of life.
People from all walks of life can be found here admiring the often breathtaking scenery and garden layouts. One can observe the wonders of nature at work and study her progress throughout the calendar year.
web site will hopefully give some insight into this oasis in the concrete
jungle in which we live.
Rouken Glen Park lies some six miles to the south of Glasgow city centre with Newton Mearns to the south and Thornliebank to the north.
It is of interest to the ordinary man in the street, the historian, the geologist, the amateur gardener and the professional horticulturalist.
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