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Places to go in Lanarkshire, Scottish Borders

Moat Park Heritage Centre, Biggar

Description: One of a series of museums and places of interest within the town of Biggar. Meet an Iron Age family or a Roman soldier. See the 'Menzies Moffat' tapestry. Ownership: Biggar Museums Trust Situation OS ref: NT 038377 How to get there: By car: On the A7202 road from Edinburgh to Lanark (via A 73) and South. Easily accessible also from the M74 Glasgow to Carlisl...
Type: Museums

Biggar Albion Archive and Foundation

Description: One of a series of museums and places of interest within the town of Biggar. The Albion building houses vehicles and archives of Albion Motors, a commercial vehicle manufacturing firm started in 1899. A small motor museum is open at weekends. The Biggar Albion Archive and Foundation was formed in 2001 and had its beginnings in Biggar Museum Trust but now operates independently. ...
Type: Museums

Biggar Gasworks Museum

Description: Find out how gas was made from coal in the only preserved gasworks in Scotland. Built in 1839, Biggar Gas Works remains just as it was when it closed in 1973 following the arrival of North Sea gas. Ownership: Biggar Museums Trust Situation OS ref: NT 038376 How to get there: By car: On the A7202 road from Edinburgh to Lanark (via A 73) and South. Easily accessible also...
Type: Museums

Brownsbank Cottage, by Biggar

Description: This cottage, the but and ben where Scotlands's international poet, Hugh MacDiarmid (Christopher Grieve) lived with his wife Valda from 1951 until their deaths in 1978 and 1989, has been restored to be exactly as it was. It is now a registered museum and home to a writer-in-residence. Ownership: Biggar Museum Trust Situation OS ref: How to get there: By car: 2 mi...
Type: Museums

Gladstone Court, Biggar

Description: One of a series of museums and places of interest within the town of Biggar. A museum of Victorian social history. Walk along the street as it was, visit the shops or sit in the schoolroom. Ownership: Biggar Museums Trust Situation OS ref: NT 042378 How to get there: By car: On the A7202 road from Edinburgh to Lanark (via A 73) and South. Easily accessible also from t...
Type: Museums

Greenhill Covenanters' House, Biggar

Description: One of a series of museums and places of interest within the town of Biggar. Biggar Museum Trust rescued this 17th century farmhouse from its original site some 13 kilometres away. They rebuilt and refurbished it in 1975. Here you can return to the troubled times of the 18th century. Ownership: Biggar Museums Trust Situation OS ref: NT 040381 How to get there: By car:...
Type: Museums

Places to go in Lanarkshire, Scottish Borders

New Lanark World Heritage Village

Description: This is New Lanark World Heritage Site, with its range of buildings from the 1820's, now acting as the best in living industrial archaeology. See Robert Owen, the industrial reformer's, house and those of his millworkers. Walk in the beautiful countryside of the Clyde Walkway to see the Falls of Clyde. Ownership: Private Situation OS ref: How to get there: ...
Type: Visitor-Attractions

Scottish Borders Lanarkshire