Lanarkshire

Lanarkshire

Clyde Valley Tourist Route


Picturesque Route
 

The Clyde Valley Tourist Route which takes you on a 42 mile/67 Km journey passing through spectacular scenery and many interesting and important sites which offer insights into the rich cultural, natural and industrial heritage of the Clyde Valley.

There are lots of places to stop and explore on foot or why not stop for coffee, gifts or botanical inspiration at one of the many garden centres which line the route.
 

Lanarkshire Attractions
 

Turn off the M74 at Abington (or Hamilton if approaching from the opposite direction) and follow the River Clyde through an area of contrasting landscapes, rich in historical interest.

Attractions include the World Heritage village of New Lanark, the model industrial community founded by David Dale in the late 18th century and developed by, Robert Owen.

Also well worth a visit are the magnificently restored former hunting lodge of Chatelherault, near to Hamilton, the David Livingstone Centre at Blantyre or the cluster of fascinating museums around the market town of Biggar.

If you want to try something more strenuous, you can take advantage of the extensive watersport facilities, theme park and nature trails at Strathclyde Country Park

    • Accommodation Nearby
    • Things to See and Do Nearby
    • Events Nearby
    • Accommodation Nearby
        • Abington Hotel
          Abington Hotel
          Abington

          Situated at the start of the famous Clyde Valley, the Abington Hotel is the perfect destination for any business or leisure break, and for functions and weddings.

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          Mountview Caravan Park
          Abington

          Mountview Caravan Park lies in beautiful Lanarkshire countryside, just on the outskirts of the village of Abington.

          0.47 Miles
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          Holmlands Bed and Breakfast
          Biggar

          Holmlands B&B offers a tranquil setting for an relaxing stay in the beautiful Clyde Valley.

          2.37 Miles
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          Stonehill Cottage
          Biggar
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          Stonehill Cottage lies in the green and scenic countryside of the Duneaton Valley, close to the village of Crawfordjohn.

          4.67 Miles
        • Wiston Lodge
          Wiston Lodge
          Biggar

          Enjoy a comfortable stay and Outdoor Adventure Activities at Wiston Lodge

          5.41 Miles
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          Ebenezer Hall
          Leadhills

          Beautiful Self-Catering Accommodation in Leadhills

          6.11 Miles
        • Glorious Tinto House Hotel
          Tinto House Hotel
          Biggar

          Nestled in five acres of stunning gardens within the breathtaking countryside of the South Lanarkshire, this traditional country house hotel is the perfect setting for a short break or for creating memories to last a lifetime.

          8.45 Miles
        • Outside
          The Roost
          Douglas

          The Roost is a brand new addition to Craigend B&B, providing separate Self Catering Holiday Let accommodation for 1 or 2 people.

          8.93 Miles
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          Cornhill House Hotel
          Biggar
          VisitScotland/AA Rating

          A high standard of accommodation awaits you at Cornhill House Hotel, offering a peaceful and comfortable stay.

          9.04 Miles
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          Cormiston Farm
          Biggar
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          Cormiston Farm bed and breakfast offers guests a relaxing stay in a beautiful, rural location with views of the picturesque Clyde Valley.

          9.83 Miles
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          The Rowans
          Biggar
          VisitScotland/AA Rating

          Self Catering Holiday Accommodation next to Rhuallan Raptors. Come along and enjoy South Lanarkshire and all its attractions.

          10.24 Miles
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          Carmichael Country Cottages
          Biggar
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          16 quality assured cottages to choose from in Biggar

          11.10 Miles
      • Things to See & Do Nearby
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            Wiston Lodge Multi Activity Centre
            Biggar

            Enjoy a wide range of outdoor adventure activities at Wiston Lodge

            5.41 Miles
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            Leadhills Golf Club
            Leadhills

            Leadhills Golf Course in Lanarkshire is the highest course in Scotland at 1500 ft above sea level.

            6.02 Miles
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            Mad March Hare - Green Lowther Walk
            Leadhills

            A seven mile long exploration of the Green Lowther, rural Lanarkshire, in search of the Hares and Rabbits, which make this hill their home.

            6.07 Miles
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            Leadhills & Wanlockhead Railway
            Leadhills

            Wanlockhead is the highest village in Scotland and the location of Britain's highest adhesion railway!

            6.25 Miles
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            Feufield
            Biggar

            Enjoy a visit to Feufield, an animal sanctuary and charity which is an ethical and totally free range smallholding set in the idyllic surroundings of the Tinto Hills and Biggar.

            6.62 Miles
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            Cloudbusters
            East Kilbride

            Cloudbusters offers visitors the opportunity to try the sport of paragliding and paramotoring.

            7.06 Miles
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            Douglas Historic Walking Route
            Douglas

            Enjoy a walk through Scotland's history in the historic village of Douglas

            7.39 Miles
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            Tinto Trout Fisheries
            Biggar

            Tinto Trout Fisheries nestles on the north-western side of the dramatic Tinto hills.

            7.51 Miles
          • Hidden Treasures
            Leadhills Museum
            Leadhills

            Hidden Treasures, Museum of Lead Mining, is a Visit Scotland 4 Star Visitor Attraction set in the picturesque village of Wanlockhead

            7.53 Miles
          • Have fun at Lowther Hills Ski Centre
            Lowther Hills Ski Club
            Leadhills

            Enjoy these volunteer run skiing facilities in the Lowther Hills.

            7.53 Miles
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            Biggar Adventure Ltd
            Biggar

            Whatever you want to do, its sure to be a Biggar Adventure!

            7.64 Miles
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            Douglas Water Golf Club
            Lanark

            Douglas Water Golf Club is an attractive 9 hole course on a hill above Douglas Water.

            7.90 Miles
        • Events Nearby
            • Quaker Tapestry
              The Quaker Tapestry
              New Lanark

              This summer, New Lanark will be displaying 20 panels from the Quaker Tapestry. Some of Robert Owen’s partners were Quakers and in a perfect link, we are delighted to be displaying the Tapestry this summer.

              12.23 Miles
            • Doors Open Weekend - New Lanark
              Doors Open Weekend - New Lanark
              New Lanark

              Join us for a fantastic opportunity to visit buildings in New Lanark not usually open to the public, including: the 'Museum Stair' tenement, the Counting House, Robert Owen’s School for Children, The Search Room and the War Memorial Garden.

              12.23 Miles
            • Midsummer nights dream
              Handlebards - Midsummer Night's Dream
              New Lanark

              The HandleBards are a madcap, 4-strong, all male troupe of Shakespearean players. They are returning to New Lanark following the success of their rumbustious 2014 performance of ‘A Comedy of Errors’.

              12.23 Miles
            • Dinosaur Live
              Dinosaur Zoo
              Lanark

              Introducing the Tyrannosaurus Rex… Dare to get up close and personal! Direct from the West End, Dinosaur Zoo brings these awesome prehistoric creatures to the stage as you’ve never seen them before!

              12.82 Miles

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