Outdoor Activities in Lanarkshire

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The county of Lanarkshire is split into North and South and surrounded by many counties - Stirling, Falkirk, West Lothian, Scottish Borders, Dumfries and Galloway, East Ayrshire, East Renfrewshire and Glasgow. The county is probably most famous for The New Lanark World Heritage Site which was built in 1785 by David Dale, a Scottish industrialist, to take advantage of the water power of the Falls of Clyde, to spin cotton much of which is commemorated at Summerlee Heritage Park.

  • Lanarkshire is a mainly rural area and as you would expect, there are a number of good outdoor activity attractions within the area. In addition to those linked below, Private House Stays has identified the following: The James Hamilton Heritage Park and Loch, Plains Country Park, Dalzell Country Park, Drumpellier Country Park, Blackshaw Farm Park, Carron Valley Forest and Lanark Moor Country Park.



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