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Bothwell Castle - Things to Know Before Visiting

Castle Ave, Uddingston, Bothwell, Glasgow G71 8BL, UK

Iconic Buildings
Old Ruins

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About Bothwell Castle

Bothwell is the largest and finest 13th-century stone castle in Scotland. Much of castle dates from 14th and 15th centuries, but part of the original circular keep survives. Located in a beautiful setting overlooking the River Clyde, part of the original circular keep of Bothwell Castle survives. Bothwell played a key role in Scotland's Wars of Independence, changing hands several times.


Attractions Near Bothwell Castle

David Livingstone Birthplace
David Livingstone Birthplace1km from Bothwell Castle

David Livingstone was a pioneering individual, who rose from humble beginnings in Blantyre, Scotland to become famous for his travels and his medical and missionary adventures in Africa. A Trust was set up in 1929 to hold and maintain a National Memorial and Museum on the site of Livingstone’s birth, which is made available to the public, providing an interesting, educational and enjoyable cultural experience.

The Bothwell Parish Church
The Bothwell Parish Church1.77km from Bothwell Castle

Bothwell Parish Church is the oldest Collegiate Church in Scotland in which worship is still held. It is one of the most ancient, historic, beautiful and worshipful church buildings in Scotland. Our church stands at the heart of our community. We are an inclusive mainstream congregation of the Church of Scotland comprised of men, women and young people of all ages and circumstance.

Rotten Calder
Rotten Calder3.08km from Bothwell Castle

The Rotten Calder is a river to the east of East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire, Scotland and along with the Rotten Burn it forms the southern and western boundaries of Blantyre. It was one of the iconic location with greenery and also it will rejuvinate your mind.

Amazonia
Amazonia3.53km from Bothwell Castle

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.

Gilbertfield Castle
Gilbertfield Castle3.56km from Bothwell Castle

Gilbertfield Castle is a ruined 17th-century castle in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. It is located at NS652587, on the north slope of Dechmont Hill, just outside Cambuslang, to the south-east of Glasgow. The castle was built in the early 17th century, and the date 1607 is displayed on a heraldic panel above the door.

M&D's Scotland's Theme Park
M&D's Scotland's Theme Park3.6km from Bothwell Castle

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.

Where is Bothwell Castle

Discover More Attractions in South Lanarkshire, Where Bothwell Castle Is Located

South Lanarkshire
South Lanarkshire
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South Lanarkshire is one of 32 unitary authorities of Scotland. It borders the south-east of the City of Glasgow and contains some of Greater Glasgow's suburbs, also containing many towns and villages. It was flourished with so many tourist attractions and also you can spend some good time there.

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