Best Landmark in South Lanarkshire, UK

Handpicked Top 3 Landmarks in South Lanarkshire. Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, local reviews, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. You deserve only the best!


Blackwood, Lesmahagow, South Lanarkshire ML11 9PL

Since 1530

Historical Landmark, Historical Place, Castle, Tourist Place, Architecture Structure, Tower, Picnic Area, Guide Book, Scheduled Ancient Monument, Private Room & Gardens

Free Entry: Child under 5 & Member/Explorer Pass holder - Built in the first half of the 16th century it recognised as an excellent early example of a sophisticated artillery fortification - It is the last great private stronghold built in Scotland

Price: Adult £5.00, Child aged 5-15 £3.00 & Concession £4.00

1 April - 30 September: Mon - Sun 9:30 am - 5:30 pm 1 October - 31 March: Closed

We came to this castle as we fancied a day out and it is lovely. The walk down from the car park takes a couple of minutes and is not steep as some reviews say. We loved the castle from going right to the top of the roof to seeing where they kept the prisoners to all the stair cases we went up and down. Our two children who are 9 and 5 loved it as well and they even got to run around the lawn as we were taking in the sites as we were there three hours. Will definitely return soon.
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New Lanark Road, South Lanarkshire ML11 9DB

Since 1786

Landmark, Visitors Center, Garden, Architecture Structure, Historic Sites, Village, Shops, Guided Tours, School Programs, College and University Programs, Family Programs, Life Long Learning Programs, Group Bookings, World Heritage Site & Mill Shop

Free Admission: Children Under 3 years - It cotton mills were founded by David Dale in a brief partnership with Richard Arkwright - Over 400,000 people visit the village each year - About 200 people live in New Lanark

Price: Adult £12.50, Child (3-15 years old) £9.00, Concession (Senior + Student) £10.50, Family (2 Adults & 2/3 Children) £38.00

April - October: Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm November - March: Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

We were staying at the hotel and visited the heritage centre unsure of what to expect we were pleasantly surprised. The site is gorgeous and to be able to view such well preserved buildings and exhibit was really fascinating. We learnt so much about the mill we had no idea before we came. There is loads of informative boards and films to see as well as the exhibits themselves. The staff were all super helpful and informative about the site and history. If your in the area and considering visit.
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Hyndford Road, St Nicholas Section, Lanark Cemetery, South Lanarkshire ML11 9AU

Since 1666

Landmarks, Architectural Structure, Historical Places, Memorial, Monument & Statue

This monument was erected in memory of all of the Lanark-associated Covenanters - The magistrates of the council were fined 6,000 merks for their slackness in apprehending the 'desperate villains'

Call for Hours

This monument was erected in memory of all of the Lanark Covenanters. It lists those who were martyred, those who were tortured and banished, from uprisings in November of 1666.
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