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  • Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Motherwell

    Situated in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, you will find Motherwell, a large town south-east of Glasgow, the largest city in the country. There are approximately 93 000 people living in the towns of Motherwell and Wishaw. Motherwell was also one of the main towns in Scotland where steel was produced on a large scale.

  • Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Leadhills

    Leadhills is ranked second to Wanlockhead village as one of the highest villages in Scotland. Leadhills village is approximately 1295 feet or 395 metres high and is located in the Lowther Hills. The town of Leadhills was first founded and developed because of the large quantity of lead situated in this particular area, which was later extensively mined.

  • Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Lanark

    Lanark is a small town in Scotland. The fascinating town of Lanark has a long history and served as an important market town as far back as the medieval times.

  • Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Paisley

    The town of Paisley is situated in the Scottish lowlands, on the banks of the River Cart, only eight miles away from Glasgow. Paisley is considered the fifth largest town or city in the country.

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    Hamilton

    Hamilton is a Scottish town situated in South Lanarkshire close to the banks of the River Clyde. Over 49 000 people reside here, many of whom work for either the local government or one of the many service industries.

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    Greenock

    Greenock can be found standing proudly on the southern bank of the Clyde River as it becomes the Firth of Clyde. Constituting a section of the Inverclyde Council Area, this burgh is home to over 45,000 people. With a history extending back many years, a number of interesting attractions and a very busy harbor, Greenock is a great place to spend a few days whilst in Scotland.

  • Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Biggar

    On the Southern Uplands of Scotland you will find the ancient town of Biggar, which is situated in the South Lanarkshire region. Since prehistoric times this market town has continued to be occupied and today it has a small population of about 2,000 people. Interestingly, when you drive on the A702 you will be following the exact route of the ancient Roman road that leads all the way to ...

  • Attractions

    Glasgow Science Centre

    Overlooking the Clyde in all its glory stands the magnificent titanium arc of the Glasgow Science Centre. Within this building you will find the Science Mall, a true hub of knowledge. The Science Centre spans over three floors, all crammed with exhibitions waiting to be investigated, live science shows, interactive workshops and labs. One of the most popular features is the Scottish ...

  • Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Glasgow

    Glasgow is as popular among tourists as it is among locals. It boasts magnificent scenery and many leisure and cultural attractions. Glasgow was properly established in the 6th century by Saint Mungo who was a Christian missionary. He built a church on the site where the present Glasgow Cathedral stands today, causing Glasgow to become a religious centre. Prior to this, the area ...

  • Regions

    Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Immediately South of Stirling and Loch Lomond lies the region known as Glasgow and Clyde Valley. This area portrays much of the charm and character of all of Scotland - so much so that's it's often been called little Scotland. Here you will find a little bit of everything - from beautiful cities to pristine natural habitats.