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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Dams to Darnley

Dams to Darnley

Dams to Darnley Country Park is the green belt separating Barrhead, Darnley and Newton Mearns. It has paths for walking, cycling, jogging and horse riding. The reservoirs are accessible for non-motorised water sports and fishing. The park is a patchwork of landscapes, including open water, wetland and burn, woodland, grassland and scrub. It is important for wildlife and also has a rich history. The area is perfect for bird watching, photography or picnicking. There is much to explore and enjoy.

Did you know?

Most diverse

In UK ants, wasps, bees & sawflies (Hymenoptera) have 6000+ species, just beating true flies (Diptera) at 5000+.

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