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Facilities on Thistle Parks

Each park's entry has symbols to show facilities on-site or within 2 miles e.g. a shop, restaurant, games room. You can search by some of the facilities (see top of this page).  If you rely on using a particular facility, please check before booking.

The stars: The VisitScotland grading for each park appears on their entry, where relevant, either 4 stars ("excellent") or 5 stars ("exceptional").   .

VisitScotland Welcome Awards: Some Thistle Parks have gained an award for the special facilities and services they provide for Walkers and Cyclists,for  Bikers, for Anglers and for Golfers. Some have the Children Welcome award. The park will explain in detail what they provide.

Visit Scotland Children WelcomeVisit Scotland Cyclists Welcome Visit Scotland Walkers WelcomeVisit Scotland Bikers Welcome Visit Scotland Anglers WelcomeVisit Scotland Golfers Welcome

 David Bellamy Conservation:   This is the well-known scheme launched by the famous conservationist, David Bellamy.  Parks gaining these awards have to do a lot to protect the environment and wildlife. 

Green Tourism Bronze Award
Green Tourism Silver Award
Green Tourism Gold Award

Green Tourism Business Scheme Some parks are members of the VisitScotland Green Tourism Business Scheme and operate in such a way as to protect the environment.

This is an explanation of facilities on the park or nearby.  The symbols appear on the entries.

Facilities available on the park:     Facilities  within two miles:
Caravans for Hire Caravans for hire   Food shop Food Shop
Lodges for Hire Lodges for hire   Restaurant Restaurant
Food shop Food Shop on Site   Sandy beach Sandy Beach  
Restaurant Restaurant on site   Public golf course Public Golf Course
Licensed bar Bar on site   Pony-trekking Pony Trekking
Children’s play area childrens play area   Walking trails Walking Trails
Games Room Games room   Cycle trails Cycle Trails
Pets welcome by arrangement Pets welcome on site   Fishing Fishing
Indoor swimming pool Indoor swimming pool    
Outdoor swimming pool Outdoor swmming pool    
Hot tub Hottubs    
Entertainment, main season only Entertainment main season    
Entertainment all season Entertainment all season    
Beach within walking distance    
Countryside Location    
Village/Town within 1 mile    
Facilities wheelchair-accessible    
Lodges/caravans wheelchair-accessible    


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