Scotland's Road Trips


Clyde Valley Tourist Route

38 miles / 61 km
Abington – Hamilton

Looking for lush countryside and amazing wildlife? Check. Historic castles and industrial heritage? Check. Outdoor pursuits and family-friendly experiences? Check. For all this and more, turn off the M74 at Abingdon and take the scenic route to Hamilton where you can also extend your journey on to Glasgow.

  1. Biggar and Upper Clydesdale Museum

    Take a nostalgic walk down a street from the past.

  2. Rhuallan Raptors

    Experience the thrill of handling a bird of prey.

  3. Lanark Loch

    Kids can let off steam at this pretty local park.

  4. Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve

    Wonderful walks to waterfalls.

  5. Scottish Equestrian Centre Hotel

    Book a horse riding lesson, guided trail or holiday.

  6. West Forth Forest

    Head up the path for a fantastic view.

  7. New Lanark Visitor Centre

    One of Scotland’s six UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

  8. Craignethan Castle

    Explore the ruins of this fortified tower house.

  9. Chatelherault Country Park

    Tour this splendid hunting lodge and its estate.

  10. Low Parks Museum

    Learn the history of the town and the Cameronian Regiment.

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