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North Calder Water - Things to Know Before Visiting

North Calder Water, United Kingdom

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About North Calder Water

The North Calder Water is a river in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. It flows for 12 miles from the Black Loch via the Hillend Reservoir, Caldercruix, Plains, Airdrie, Calderbank, Carnbroe and Viewpark to the River Clyde at Daldowie, south-east of Glasgow. For the last 2 miles of its course, it forms part of the boundary between North Lanarkshire and Glasgow. The name Calder is thought to be Brythonic and to mean 'hard cold flowing' water.

Attractions Near North Calder Water

Airdrie Town Hall
Airdrie Town Hall2.88km from North Calder Water

This is an events venue in Stirling Street, and also a Category B listed building in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, ScotlandThis traditional style town hall comprises of a large and a lesser hall. The large hall has a main hall and balcony. Seating 660 for a concert or conference. Also used for weddings and dinner dances. The lesser hall is situated on the upper level of the facility and has a capacity of 110.

Lily Loch
Lily Loch3.49km from North Calder Water

Lilly Loch Reservoir is situated near to the Hillend Reservoir and supplies water to the Forth & Clyde Canal and the remains of the Monkland Canal.

Monkland Canal
Monkland Canal4.06km from North Calder Water

The Monkland Canal was built primarily to bring coal into Glasgow from the Monklands to the east. Construction began in 1770 and the canal was opened progressively in sections. One of the iconic attraction in this area and also yu can spend some good time in its banks.

Hillend Loch
Hillend Loch5.08km from North Calder Water

Hillend Loch is an artificial lake, called a loch in Scots English, located to the east of Caldercruix in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. It is bordered on its south shore by the A89 road. The loch has a large catchment area in the hills which surround it and six feeder stream drain these hills and their moorland. It has a surface area of 345 acres and its surface is 650 feetabove sea level. The railway line between Airdrie and Bathgate runs along the southern shore of Hillend Loch

Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life
Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life5.88km from North Calder Water

Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life, formerly known as Summerlee Heritage Park, is an industrial & social history museum in Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, Scotland. It is situated on the site of the Victorian Summerlee Iron Works and the former Hydrocon Crane factory. The main Hydrocon factory building became the museum’s exhibition hall but it has been substantially changed and adapted since. The museum aims to show Lanarkshire's contribution to engineering, mining, steel working, weav

The Time Capsule
The Time Capsule6.08km from North Calder Water

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North Lanarkshire
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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.