Destination guide

Delight in the riverfront landscape of Lanark

Take a holiday to Lanark and enjoy the area's history, monuments and culture. This welcoming city is known for its riverfront, waterfalls and restaurants. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Lanark

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Lanark a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Colville Park Golf Club (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Hamilton Park Racecourse (13 mi / 21 km)
  • M&Ds Theme Park (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Five Sisters Zoo (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Airdrie Golf Club (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Great Polish Map of Scotland (22.2 mi / 35.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Lanark

Travellers appreciate the stunning river views and beautiful waterfalls, which is just a taste of what Lanark has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lanark is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Falls of the Clyde (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Chatelherault Country Park (10.8 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Strathclyde Country Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Black Loch (16.4 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Muiravonside Country Park (20.4 mi / 32.9 km)
  • Beecraigs Country Park (20.7 mi / 33.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Lanark

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 24.9 mi (40.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), which is 28.6 mi (46.1 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Lanark Station or Lanark Carstairs Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay near Lanark?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 132 holiday rentals near Lanark. From 55 Houses to 18 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lanark for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Lanark?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lanark:

  • Old Town: 1,033 holiday homes
  • New Town: 1,092 holiday homes
  • Leith: 572 holiday homes
  • Bruntsfield: 1,633 holiday homes
  • Trinity: 173 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lanark?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Lanark. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lanark Station: 146 holiday rentals
  • Little Sparta: 299 holiday rentals
  • Falls of Clyde: 145 holiday rentals
  • Craignethan Castle: 147 holiday rentals
  • Falls of the Clyde: 137 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lanark listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Lanark?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 55 Houses in Lanark. Our other popular types of Lanark holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 18 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 53 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 53 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lanark?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Lanark. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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