More To Know
Did you know we're world famous. Lanarkshire has many firsts and special things you should know.
Unique attractions in Lanarkshire
From the longest echo in the world to the oldest hydro-electric power station, to the highest golf course in the UK, Lanarkshire is known for many unique things over the years.
World Heritage Sites
Lanarkshire has not one but two world heritage sites - New Lanark and the Antonine Wall.
These are amazing places internationally recognised as being on a par with the Taj Mahal, the Pyramids in Egypt, the Acropolis in Athens.
World's Oldest Man
Lanarkshire was also the home of the world's oldest man, John Taylor, a miner from Leadhills.
Born in 1633, he died in 1770 - at the age of 137!