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20 fun things to do in Lanarkshire

Lanarkshire is a beautiful area in the south of Scotland with so many unique places to visit! The Scottish Countryside is on full display and there is so much natural beauty to be found in these parts.

Visit such interesting locations like Scotland’s only puppet theatre, The old preserved town of New Lanark and many more!

Climb hills and mountains, go on serene walks and have a bite to eat at unique cafes, there is something for everyone to do in South Lanarkshire.

Things to do in Lanarkshire

Enter what was one of the first small-town gasworks to open in Scotland – and among the last to close. For more than 130 years, the industrial plant made coal gas for use in the town …

Corra Castle (also known as Corrax, Corax or Corehouse Castle) is a ruined 16th-century castle within the Corehouse Estate near New Lanark in Scotland. It overlooks Corra Linn, one of the four waterfalls which make up the …

Lamington Hill is a summit in the Culter Hills and Tinto region or range in Scotland. Lamington Hill is 492 metres high. There is not a designated pathway but you’ll find a trail. Beautiful views from …

Lanark Lifestyles Gym is a Gym like no other. Lanark Lifestyles has an incredible swimming pool that offers swimming lessons for adults and children alike. Swim at any depth you’re comfortable with and wait for a …

Lanark Loch is a man-made loch in the town of Lanark situated 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) south east of Lanark town centre. Covering an area of 4.9 hectares (12 acres), it was built in the 19th …

Visit The Big Red Barn in Biggar and eat great homemade food in their friendly country café or ‘grab a bite’ from their Little Red Pie Shed for that outdoor experience. Be tempted by a range …

If you wan’t to learn about Scotland’s rich industrial history there is no better place than the museum in Summerlee! Summerlee used to be one of the most important metalworks in Scotland so even the ground …

The National Museum of Rural Life is a fantastic museum that incorporates an active working farm, local sculptures and art, and a brilliant museum that explores the histroy of rural living in Scotland. The musuem itself …