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Sightings of Green Men and Women at Greenock Cut!

While the rain poured and the surrounding countryside seemed empty of people, the Greenock Cut Visitor Centre was buzzing with creativity as the latest 'Summer' event got underway. The craft session was overbooked which shows how much interest there is in getting crafty - regardless of the weather. After a short...
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SIS Watersports Programme Launch Day Wed 19th Aug

On Wednesday 19th August Spinal Injuries Scotland will launch their new watersports and outdoor activity programme at Clyde Muirshiel's Castle Semple Visitor Centre. The group will have many clients and partners down to participate in adaptive kayaking, canoeing, sailing, powerboating...
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Barnbrock Campsite Closed

Barnborck Campiste at Park Headquarters is closed until further notice to all except those who have already booked in advance. We apologise for any inconvenience...
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A Woodland Wedding

Congratulations to the Bride & Groom on their wedding held next to the scenic Nature Trail in Shielhill Glen, not too far from the Greenock Cut Visitor Centre. The sun was shining for the happy couple and we hope the rest of the day was everything they hoped for....
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We Cracked the Code!

On Saturday 25th July at Castle Semple Visitor Centre we enjoyed a day of outdoor access fun! Cracking the Code saw representatives on all things countryside to offer help and advice including: National Farmers Union, Sustrans, British Horse Society, Hessilhead Wildlife Rescue, Renfrewshire...
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Castle Semple Loch Algae

There were no blue -green algae (cyanobacteria) present at Castle Semple Loch which is very unusual for our loch at this time of year.  At last, something positive form the cool, wet and windy weather - it's curtains for the blue -greens.  There were a few other algae about. ...
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Just 1 Week to go until ‘Cracking the Code’

Just a week to go until the 'Cracking the Code' event at Castle Semple hosted by Clyde Muirshiel and partners Renfrewshire Council. On the day you can enjoy games, quizzes, FREE guided bike ride and lots of information for our partners...
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Do your Big Butterfly Count at Clyde Muirshiel!

Next week the Big Butterfly Count Week begins all over the country. If you don't have a garden to count butterflies in (or event if you do!) then please come down to the Park and count our butterflies! It's...
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Colourful Moths

Not all Moths are drab colours,  here is a small collection of interesting and colourful moths that were attracted to the light trap running last night at our Muirshiel Visitor Centre. Elephant Hawk Moth, Spectacle Moth, Green Arches, Light Emerald and a Brimstone. If you would like to come to our...
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40% SALE at Castle Semple Shop!

Visitors to Castle Semple might want to have an extra wee look in the shop for the next week as there's 40% off in our Summer Sale! The sale will be on until Sunday 19th July so get down soon to grab...