Lanarkshire's central location means less time travelling and more time enjoying yourself. The area is perfect for family days out in central Scotland. There are also a range of country walks near Glasgow with beautiful scenery, and just a short distance from Glasgow and Edinburgh. Ideal for cyclists and other outdoor enthusiasts who prefer to avoid the crowds.
Lanarkshire is rich in its variety and quality of visitor attractions, parks, walking routes and many other free things to do near Glasgow.
Lanarkshire is home to many historic towns and villages, for more information about the history of: Blantyre, Airdrie, Strathaven, Coatbridge, Lanark or any of our other towns and villages, explore their history in VisitLanarkshire.
Lanarkshire welcomes all visitors. If you would like information on accessing our venues, we have detailed access guides for most hotels and attractions.