Romantic Walks in Lanarkshire
With miles of sprawling landscapes Lanarkshire is home to some of Scotland’s most magical and picturesque walking routes.
Feel like the only two people in world this Valentine’s Day by spending time exploring the great outdoors.
Use the below guide to find the romantic roam which is right for you and your loved one.
It is easy to fall head over heels in love with this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Home to spectacular features, including the roaring waterfalls of the Falls of Clyde, New Lanark has inspired romantic poets for generations.
Follow the path as it winds around the narrow gorge and you’ll be captivated by the area’s majestic beauty. End your trip by visiting the New Lanark Mill Hotel for a candlelight meal for two.
An architectural jewel inspired by the Renaissance period, Colzium House is surrounded by acres of manicured gardens, home to rare and colorful plant life.
It may be the season for red roses, but during the winter months you’ll be able to relish in sights of snow drops, conifers and heathers as you wander around the Estate.
“As one of the country’s most stunning locations, Colzium Estate will be taking part in VisitScotland’s annual Scottish Snowdrop Festival on 17 – 18 February, which gathers the best gardens around to celebrate the arrival of the delicate flowers and the official start of spring.”
Once the summer home of the Duke of Hamilton and his wife, this five-star accredited attraction is one of Lanarkshire’s most charming destinations.
Stretching over four miles, the route follows the mystical gorge of the River Avon through some of Scotland’s oldest woodlands.
Walk peacefully hand in hand, while listening to the sounds of singing birds nestled in the surrounding oak trees.
If you’re looking for something a little more challenging, Tinto Hill is the perfect choice for couples wanting to take their relationship to new heights.
At 450 meters high, you’ll enjoy spectacular views of Bonnie Scotland and, on a clear day, you can see as far as Northern Ireland and the Lake District.
End the date by splitting a piece of homemade cake at the nearby Tinto Tearoom.
Valentine’s Day is about enjoying some alone time with your special someone, but for those on childcare duty, Calderglen Country Park provides the perfect mix of picturesque scenery and activities to occupy the little ones.
With a children’s zoo, playpark, ornamental gardens and a wooded glen which extends over 5km, this park has something the whole family can enjoy.
If the Scottish weather doesn’t permit a day of exploring the great outdoors, check out our dedicated what’s on in Lanarkshire page for information on events happening this February.