Strathclyde Loch - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Strathclyde Loch
Strathclyde Loch is the home of the Strathclyde Park Water-Sports Centre, an internationally renowned water-sports venue that has held rowing events as part of the 1986 Commonwealth Games and the 1996 World Rowing Championships. Covering an area of 200 acres (81 ha) the loch is used for rowing, jet skiing, canoeing, wind-surfing, dingy sailing and water skiing.
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M&D's Scotland's Theme Park
0.85km from Strathclyde Loch
M&D's Scotland's Theme Park is an amusement park located in Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Scotland. Bordering on Strathclyde Park, the park contains four operating rollercoasters, two water rides, several fairground rides, an arcade, a theatre, ten-pin bowling and an indoor tropical house, Amazonia. In 2018, North Lanarkshire Council approved an expansion proposal from the park, including plans for a new rollercoaster, a new themed area, and an expansion to an existing hotel.
0.97km from Strathclyde Loch
This is an indoor tropical rainforest with over 70 different species is themed on the Amazon rainforest in South America. Experience free flying butterflies above your head, catching your eye with their dazzling colour and hold frogs, snakes and lizards in the handling room. Amazonia is a temperature controlled tropical house, home to over 70 different species. Amazonia is themed on the Amazon rainforest in South America, the largest rainforest in the world.
1.11km from Strathclyde Loch
Hamilton Mausoleum is one of Lanarkshire’s most iconic buildings and is seen by thousands of motorists every day travelling along the M74 motorway.It was the resting place of the family of the Dukes of Hamilton. Built in the grounds of the now-demolished Hamilton Palace, its high stone used to hold the record for the longest echo within any man-made structure in the world The building is now the solitary remaining testament to the colossal scale and grandeur of the buildings which once stood in
Strathclyde Country Park
1.43km from Strathclyde Loch
Strathclyde Country Park is an iconic North Lanarkshire Country park which lies in 400 hectares of countryside in the valley of the River Clyde. Set within beautiful surroundings the park is one of the most popular family attractions in the central belt of Scotland, with thousands of visitors coming each year to the park in order to enjoy the vast range of activities and events on offer.
Bothwell Rd Park
1.45km from Strathclyde Loch
Bothwell Road Park is a large public park in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, which dates from 1894. It is located between the Hamilton West and Whitehill areas, around 1 mile north of Hamilton town centre. It is also known as Hamilton Public Park. The Hamilton Cenotaph is located within the park, as well as a traditional bandstand, erected in 1912, which is a category C listed building. There are also areas of ancient woodland and a children's play area.
Hamilton Water Palace
1.77km from Strathclyde Loch
Hamilton Water Palace is a beaytiful swimming location, which has a range of swimming facilities as well as a gym and other leisure offerings. The centre has a 25m competition pool, a flume, a lazy river, a tyre slide and a children’s pool with a pirate ship and other interactive water features. This 4-star facility also has a club gym, a fitness studio and a health suite.
Discover More Attractions in North Lanarkshire, Home of Strathclyde Loch
North Lanarkshire is one of 32 council areas of Scotland. It borders the northeast of the City of Glasgow and contains many of Glasgow's suburbs and commuter towns and villages. It also borders East Dunbartonshire, Falkirk, Stirling, South Lanarkshire and West Lothian. The council covers parts of the traditional counties of Dunbartonshire, Lanarkshire and Stirlingshire.