Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Lanark & New Lanark

New Lanark Visitor Centre

The main attractions of this World Heritage mill town are accessed via a single ticket. These include a huge working spinning mule, producing woollen yarn, and the Historic Schoolhouse, which contains an innovative,…
Museum in Biggar

Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum

This museum is an enthusiastic community project that is well worth a visit. The pièce de résistance is Gladstone Court, a reconstructed street with historic Victorian-era nook-and-cranny shops that you can pop into…
Theatre in Biggar

Biggar Puppet Theatre

A well-loved local institution that runs matinée shows every couple of days throughout the summer using miniature Victorian puppets and bizarre glow-in-the-dark modern ones over 1m high. Different shows are suitable…
Castle in Lanark & New Lanark

Craignethan Castle

With a commanding position in a stunning, tranquil spot above the River Nethan, this extensive ruin includes a virtually intact tower house and a caponier – a small gun emplacement. The chilly chambers under the tow…
Museum in Lanark & New Lanark

Falls of Clyde Wildlife Centre

The often-unstaffed wildlife centre is by the river in New Lanark and has a small child-friendly display focused on badgers, bats, peregrine falcons and other prominent species. The centre also organises various act…