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 features

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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Lanark?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 149 holiday lettings around Lanark. From 67 cabins to 35 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Lanark?

Sometimes you just need to get away from it all. Ditch the hustle and bustle and discover the appeal and attraction of rural living. HomeAway has 36 rural holiday properties in this destination. Alternatively, you might like trying something a bit different. HomeAway has a wide range of rental options to choose from, including:

  • 19 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 11 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 5 mountainside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Lanark?

If you want an authentic holiday experience and love a bit of extra space and privacy, renting a whole house is the way to go. There are 61 options currently on HomeAway. Prices begin at £55 a night. If that doesn't fit with your posse's style, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • Cottage: 50 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £60 per night.
  • Apartment: 40 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £50 per night.
  • Hotel: 27 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £58 per night.

Can I stay in Lanark in a large group?

Whether you're hitting the road on a trip with the entire family or spending a few nights away with all your old school mates, it's always loads of fun staying under the same roof! The good news is that HomeAway has places that'll suit. The top option for large groups here are house holiday rentals, and you'll find 20 currently listed. Around this area, the rental options that can house larger sized groups include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we've got 82 rental properties suitable for that size. Stay a night for as little as £55.
  • Require somewhere for 5 guests? We have 32 that will work well. Prices start from £59 a night.
  • Going away with a group of 8? We've got 18 accommodation for rent that fit the bill. Prices begin at just £92 per night.

So don't worry! When you travel with us you can take your uncle, your grandpa and all your besties to Lanark.

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