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New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.
New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.

General Information

Lanark is a small town in the central belt of Scotland. The name is believed to come from the Cumbric Lanerc meaning "clear space, glade". Lanark is traditionally the county town of Lanarkshire, though there are several larger towns in the county. Lanark is a historic market town in the Clyde Valley and is one of the oldest royal burghs in ScotlandUnited Kingdom, and is situated on the River Clyde.  The village has an historical authenticity honed over the years to maintain what was from 1785.

 

Things to do and see in Lanark

There are many activities and attractions in and around Lanark​ ​to keep all ages of tourists entertained.  Some of the activities are :-

  • Lanark Museum, which houses a collection of items which illustrate the history of the town, is housed in the YMCA building. 
  • Other places of interest include Lanark Loch and Castlebank Park, which houses the former site of Lanark Castle. 
  • Nearby to Lanark is the World Heritage Site of New Lanark, the Falls of Clyde, Corehouse Nature Reserve and Corehouse Estate, where the remains of Corra Castle can be seen. 
  • The town has a vibrant high street with a selection of independent and high street shops as well as a variety of restaurants and cafes. 
  • Bus services connect Lanark to the surrounding area and larger towns such as Motherwell, East Kilbride and Glasgow. The town's train station provides links to several destinations including Glasgow, Uddingston and Cambuslang. Lanark is easily accessible by road via the A721 and A71.

Please see the activities directory for more information.

Accommodation in Lanark

There is a variety of accommodation options in and around the village, from bed and breakfasts and a lovely hotel to inns.  Please view the accommodation directory which gives tourists an extensive choice.

Restaurants and Businesses in Lanark

The restaurants and businesses are unique in this village, offering tourists the very best of local fare and local shops.

View the restaurant and business directories for more information, or add your own free business listing.

New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.New Lanark​​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom.

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