The Royal Burgh of Lanark
On the edge of the Scottish Borders overlooking the Clyde Valley, The Royal Burgh of Lanark has for centuries, offered the perfect stopping off point for travellers. With easy links by bus and train into Glasgow and Edinburgh (both approximately 40 minutes away) Lanark makes the perfect base for anyone exploring the area.
As one of the oldest Royal Burghs in Scotland and with its links with William Wallace, Lanark is steeped in history. Rosemount Boutique B&B is located close to the center of this market town and is within walking distance, for the more energetic, to the UNESCO World Heritage site of New Lanark, the Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve, Lanark Golf Club, Lanark Loch and the town’s Castlebank Park; there is plenty to explore and keep you busy if you decide to stay local.
Just a couple of minutes walk from Rosemount Boutique B&B you will find coffee shops and tearooms offering a light lunch or coffee stop and a variety of restaurants and pubs for evening meals and refreshments.
Just a short stroll from Rosemount Boutique B&B you can find yourself in Castlebank Park. A large grassed open space featuring wildflower areas, a lush bog garden and terraced gardens with a wooden carving of William Wallace. For younger children there is a play area and the enchanting fairy dell with creature woodcarvings. If you are feeling more energetic there are nature walks and access to the Clyde Walkway which links to the World Heritage site at New Lanark.
This 18th century cotton spinning mill village is located on the banks of the Falls of Clyde just over a mile from Rosemount Boutique B&B. It is one of Scotland’s 6 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and attracts visitors all year round. The Visitor Centre and Mill shop provide indoor interest whilst outside, visitors can enjoy the delights of the Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve where there is always something exciting to see.
On the edge of the town you will find one of the finest Golf Clubs in Scotland. Lanark is the 25th oldest course in the world and a treat for any golfer. As well as the picturesque 18-hole course there is a practice area and small 9-hole course, a professional shop and clubhouse offering excellent catering. It is well worth a visit.