First World War trenches are to be reconstructed next month in one of Scotland's biggest public parks as part of a £100,000 project.

The labryinth of claustrophobic conditions in which British and German soldiers found themselves living and dying in during the 1914-1918 conflict are to be recreated using old troops' field manuals and from soldiers' accounts of them in Pollok Country Park in Glasgow.

Titled Digging In, the project has been awarded a Heritage Lottery Fund grant of £99,600 and will be created by Northlight Heritage, Glasgow City Council, the University of Glasgow and Stewart's Melville College ahead of the launch on September 19.

Through November 2018, it will host a regular programme of public events and school visits. Hands-on learning activities and living history events will help convey how soldiers managed life in the hostile, stressful environment of the Western Front and the conflict's impact on communities on the Home Front.

The reconstruction will serve as a hub for learning about the war's impact on mental health; the role of women; advances in medicine, technology, aerial photography and mapping; influences on contemporary art and literature, and the origins of the Forestry Commission.

Activities and teaching packs will complement classroom learning.

Glasgow's Lord Provost Sadie Docherty said the city was "extremely proud and excited to be part of this project. All of the partners involved are committed to enabling our young people to learn about the First World War in a meaningful and interactive way."