8 Outdoors- Other to explore in South Lanarkshire
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.
Calderglen Country Park is a country park in the Scottish town of East Kilbride. It is situated along the eastern edge of the town and is its principle greenspace and recreation area. The visitor centre and adjoining facilities centre on the 17th century Torrance House which is a Category A listed building, and the remains of its adjoining landscaped policies.
Cartland Craigs is one of the most dramatic of the Clyde Valley's wooded gorges. The best starting point is the small car park by Cartland Bridge. This walk can be combined with Cleghorn Glen to give a fantastic full day's walking. It is a national nature reserve and is one of six areas which together form the Clyde Valley Woodlands.
The Park has 500 acres of countryside and woodland and over ten miles of routed pathways. It features an adventure play ground, picnic facilities and is home to a listed 18th century hunting lodge. The country park is centred on the former hunting lodge, a folly designed to be seen from the now demolished Hamilton Palace at the end of a broad grass slope forming an avenue with lines of lime trees.
Fernbrae Meadows is a public greenspace in South Lanarkshire, located on high ground to the south of Rutherglen, specifically directly south of the Fernhill neighbourhood. It is a proposed local nature reserve. The grasslands contain holcus lanatus, rough meadow-grass, meadow foxtail, bush vetch, common hogweed, sweet vernal-grass, meadow vetchling, broad-leaved dock, field forget me not, common sorrel and bracken.
Mauldslie Woods is an area of woodland close to the town of Carluke, South Lanarkshire. It is one of six woodlands which form the Clyde Valley Woodlands National Nature Reserve, the others being Cartland Craigs, Chatelherault, Cleghorn Glen, Falls of Clyde and Lower Nethan Gorges. It stands on the estate of Mauldslie Castle. Its most notable resident was John Wightman of Mauldslie, Lord Provost of Edinburgh.
Microlight Scotland is west and central Scotland's only microlight school, set up nearly 20 years ago by flying instructor Colin MacKinnon. If you want the true open-air flying experience, then this is for you. Their trial flights make fantastic birthday gifts and anniversary presents for the adventurers out there. Using one of the gift vouchers you can simply relax and enjoy an unparalleled view of Scotland’s stunning scenery .
Carmichael Estate is Scotland’s oldest farming family business at the source of the Carmichael name. Located in the Scottish Borders between Lanark & Biggar. The Estate has 13 quality assured self-catering holiday cottages which are dotted around the beautiful and historic Estate. Their farm butchery produces award winning ‘single malt’ meats including venison, beef and lamb. Our meats are available in our farm shop as well as in the tearoom/bistro and at farmers’ markets.