Lanark Travel guide
Lanark : Michelin's recommendations
This busy market town is the setting for one of the biggest cattle markets in Scotland. The town's history is linked to William Wallace, the 13C Scottish nationalist leader. Lanark also has what is believed to be Scotland's oldest racing trophy, the Silver Bell.
Tourist attractions Lanark : Things to see and do
GB - Lanark ML11
From New Lanark, a path along the river leads up part of the Clyd gorges with their succession of waterfalls now used for hydro-electric production. This part of the river, with its three waterfalls, once considered to be one of the most beautiful pl..
GB - Lanark ML11 9DB
The creation of New Lanark is linked to the use of Clyde waterfalls to power new cotton weaving centres. In 1800, its creator, David Dale , sold the weaving houses to his future son-in-law, Robert Owen , a social reformer who took charge of the fac..
Glasgow Road GB - Lanark ML119UE
A Scottish stone's throw away from the Royal Burgh of Lanark in the Clyde Valley stands BEST WESTERN Cartland Bridge Hotel. Completed in the late 1800's, the hotel is the finest example of Sir John James Burnett's Baronial style of Scottish architect..