Historic Attractions in Ayrshire, Arran & Clyde Valley
Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, ML11 9PL
The last great private fortress to be constructed in Scotland, Craignethan was begun about 1530.
Port Glasgow, Inverclyde, PA14 5NH
An elegant and virtually intact castle, it was built by George Maxwell in the 15th century.
Bothwell, Uddingston, Lanarkshire, G71 8BL
In a beautiful setting by a loop in the River Clyde, Bothwell is the largest and finest 13th century stone castle…
Maybole, South Ayrshire, KA19 8LE
This clifftop mansion was built by Robert Adam for the last Earl of Cassillis in 1772-1790. There have been castles on...
New Lanark, Lanark, Lanarkshire, ML11 9DB
This cotton mill village was founded in 1785 and became famous as the site of Robert Owen's model community.
Lagg, Isle of Arran, KA27
One of the most famous Neolithic long cairns of south-west Scotland.
Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran, KA27
A Bronze Age burial cairn surrounded by a circle of 15 standing stones.
Mauchline, Ayrshire, KA5
This large and unusual group of cup-and-ring markings was only re-discovered in 1986. Dating from around 2500 BC they…
Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, G72 9BY
Scotland's most famous explorer and missionary was born here in Shuttlerow in 1813. Today the 18th-century tenement…
Kirkoswald, Ayrshire, KA19 8HY
The home of John Davidson, who inspired the character Souter Johnnie in Robert Burns' famous poem Tam o'Shanter.
Kilsyth, Glasgow, G65
This fort, on the highest section of the wall, included a headquarters building, a well, granary and a bath house. From…
Biggar, Lanarkshire, ML12 6BZ
In the last century many small towns across Scotland established their own gas works. This is one of the few to survive.
Cumnock, KA18 2NJ
Dumfries House is one of Britain’s most beautiful stately homes and best kept heritage secrets.
|1||Craignethan Castle (HS)||Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, ML11 9PL|
|2||Newark Castle (HS)||Port Glasgow, Inverclyde, PA14 5NH|
|3||Bothwell Castle (HS)||Bothwell, Uddingston, Lanarkshire, G71 8BL|
|4||Culzean Castle and Country Park (NTS)||Maybole, South Ayrshire, KA19 8LE|
|5||New Lanark Visitor Centre||New Lanark, Lanark, Lanarkshire, ML11 9DB|
|6||Portencross Castle||Portencross, Ayrshire, KA23 9QA|
|7||Carn Ban (HS)||Lagg, Isle of Arran, KA27|
|8||Auchagallon Stone Circle (HS)||Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran, KA27|
|9||Ballochmyle Prehistoric Rock Carvings (HS)||Mauchline, Ayrshire, KA5|
|10||David Livingstone Centre (NTS)||Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, G72 9BY|
|11||Souter Johnnie's Cottage (NTS)||Kirkoswald, Ayrshire, KA19 8HY|
|12||Antonine Wall Bar Hill (HS)||Kilsyth, Glasgow, G65|
|13||Biggar Gas Works (HS)||Biggar, Lanarkshire, ML12 6BZ|
|14||Dumfries House||Cumnock, KA18 2NJ|
|15||Machrie Moor Stone Circle (HS)||Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran, KA27|
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