Things To Do

New Lanark World Heritage Site  8 miles

New Lanark is a small 18th- century village set in a sublime Scottish landscape where the philanthropist and Utopian idealist Robert Owen moulded a model industrial community in the early 19th century. The imposing cotton mill buildings, the spacious and well-designed workers' housing, and the dignified educational institute and school still testify to Owen's humanism.

Lanark market  7 miles

With regular livestock and poultry sales and fortnightly implement sales, Lanark market is well worth a visit.

Biggar 8 miles

The charming historic market town of Biggar is situated on the northern edge of the Southern Uplands.
A royal burgh since 1451, Biggar still retains its medieval layout. The main street is lined with centuries-old houses and Biggar Kirk dates from the 16th century. One of the town's main attractions is a Victorian puppet theatre while the Biggar Bonfire is an ancient custom that takes place on Hogmanay. Biggar has associations with various historical figures, including William Wallace and Bonnie Prince Charlie.  

Biggar Little Festival

Biggar Museums

Biggar Bonfire

Biggar Vintage Car Rally

South of Scotland Countryside Trails  from 12 miles

This enticing 350km network of quiet off-road routes for horse riders, walkers and cyclists links to many other paths including the Pennine Bridleway, Border County Ride and other long distance routes. Short, sheltered circular paths around Peebles, Innerleithen and West Linton contrast with more challenging longer distance and remote hill tracks such as the Cheviot network, the Bloody Bush link to Kielder and the linear route between Moffat and Hawick. .

Rosslyn Chapel  23 miles

Rosslyn Chapel was founded in 1446 as a place of worship and services continue to be held weekly. The Chapel has also been a popular destination for visitors for generations. By the late 18th-century, it was starting to appear on popular itineraries. Made even more famous following its reference in Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code - this is truly a unique piece of Scottish and religious architecture. 

Falkirk Wheel  27 miles

The Falkirk Wheel is a rotating boat lift in Scotland, connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal. Named after the nearby town of Falkirk in central Scotland, the lift opened in 2002, reconnecting the two canals for the first time since the 1930s as part of the Millennium Link project.


Nestling amongst the hills of the stunning Tweed Valley, it's not difficult to see why Peebles is most famous for its beauty.  There are many walks and cycle trails in and around Peebles, from a leisurely stroll down the side of the River Tweed to a more exhilarating ride on one of the many famous mountain bike trails at Glentress.

Livingston Designer Outlet Centre 10 miles

If retail therapy is your thing then a visit to this indoor shopping centre with over 70 stores is a must!

Golf Courses

Golf is available locally on a number of courses at CarnwathLanarkHarburn.

Also within an easy drive away are Edinburgh, Stirling and Glasgow.  Why not use us as your base for the Edinburgh Festival or the Edinburgh Tattoo?