Lanarkshire is packed with wealth of quality attractions and many things to do. It also has beautiful scenery that offers varieties of choices for cyclists, walkers, as well as enthusiasts of other outdoor activities. Here are the top 5 things to do in Lanarkshire.
The Calderglen Country Park
The Calderglen Country Park has a Tropical Glasshouse, a Children’s Zoo, Nature Walks and Trails, Ornamental Gardens, Courtyard Cafe, an 18 hole golf course, Adventure Play Area, along with Toddlers’ Play Area. This park expands along an attractive woody glen formed by the Rotten Calder River, a stream of River Clyde. The woody Glen lengthens more than 5 kilometers and contains lots of significant geological features as well as scenic waterfalls. The major visitor attraction and amenities in this park are centered on the famous Torrance House that usually hosts various amateur and professional artworks. Close by is the art school with a gift shop and the entry to the children’s zoo.
The Summerlee Museum is situated at the site of the ancient Summerlee Ironworks. Covering 22 acres, the museum has lots of attractions including the only operating tradition tramway and recreated quarry in Scotland, with guided tours, a great play park for all ages, miners’ cottages, and many many more. Some of the Facilities include the underground mine (with Guided tours) along with the miners’ cottages from 1840-1980, a beautiful play park for the toddler to teens and a shop, a café, and toilets equipped with baby-changing amenities.
M&D’s Theme Park and Strathclyde Country Park
The Strathclyde Country Park covers 400 hectares of landscape in the Valley of Clyde River. It is located in attractive surroundings, and it is among the most well-liked in central Scotland, where thousands of families come every year to enjoy the wide variety of activities along with events that come with the offer.
The Time Capsule
The Time Capsule, also called ‘Scotland’s waterpark,’ has an ice rink, swimming pools, a children’s playing zone, and a fitness center.
Have an experience with the Tornado, and also enjoy yourself on the Storm Chaser flumes. The fitness center contains a wide variety of the latest equipment, and the ice rink is renovated. For refreshments, there’s the choice of the Relax Café Bar and the Waterfall Café. The Time Capsule is open seven days a week. Get soaked under the enormous tilting bucket on the Splashdown Island or hover down River Riptide, a sluggish river with a speedy ending.
The New Lanark Heritage Site
The New Lanark Heritage Site is a unique mill village of the 18th century seated next to the scenic Clyde River, which is less than an hour from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Visitors see the recreated houses of the millworkers, the famous working equipment as well as the ‘Falls of Clyde’ waterfalls, which is just close by. There is a Mill Shop trading locally manufactured textiles, a 4-star Lanark Mill Hotel, and an open Mill Café.