Lanarkshire offers a wealth of places to visit and things to do. As well as beautiful scenery offering a world of choice for walkers, cyclists and other outdoor enthusiasts, Lanarkshire is rich in its variety and quality of visitor attractions.

Our town centres range from small market towns with many buildings of historic interest to modern centres where you can access a full range of shops and services.

Two of the six UNESCO world heritage sites in Scotland are located in Lanarkshire, New Lanark and the Antonine Wall.

Forth

Forth

Forth is a small village in South Lanarkshire with a population of around 3,500 people.
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Forth and Clyde Canal

Forth and Clyde Canal

The Forth and Clyde Canal stretches 35 miles across the narrowest part of the Scottish Lowlands.
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Gartcosh

Gartcosh

Gartcosh is an attractive village with a Local Nature Reserve and attractive Johnson Loch, part of the 7 Lochs Wetland Park.
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Plan your getaway together days

Plan your getaway together days

Find your own pace with a visit to Lanarkshire. Take time out and unwind with a gentle stroll through magnificent countryside and spot some local wildlife. So, less travel time, more quiet time. Plan your great days out.
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Hamilton

Hamilton

Hamilton has a lot to offer, with two 5 star visitor attractions, historic buildings, and a modern shopping centre.
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Croy, Monklands and Stonehouse Heritage and Historical Societies

Croy, Monklands and Stonehouse Heritage and Historical Societies

There are various Historical Societies throughout Lanarkshire. These groups aim to preserve and protect the historical, archaeological and architectural heritage within their local area.
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Kelvin Valley

Kelvin Valley

The Kelvin Valley, situated within North Lanarkshire, features some of Scotland's most beautiful scenery, a World Heritage Site and offers lots to see and do.
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Kilsyth

Kilsyth

This historic burgh has a lot to delight visitors. Enjoy the Forth & Clyde Canal, explore the town’s rich history or simply enjoy the surrounding countryside and activities.
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Lanark

Lanark

Historic market town and Royal Burgh, firmly on the national William Wallace and Braveheart trail as the place the story began.
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Lanarkshire Family History Society

Lanarkshire Family History Society

The Lanarkshire Family History Society is located in Motherwell and is dedicated to researching the family history of the people of Lanarkshire and also holds information on others areas of Scotland
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Larkhall

Larkhall lies on the edge of the scenic Clyde Valley between the River Clyde and the Avon Water.
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Leadhills

Leadhills

Visit the highest narrow gause railway and golf course in Britain. A great day out for all in Leadhills!
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