Places to Visit
Drumlanrig Castle, 20 minutes drive from Wanlockhead, is set within the Queensberry Estate and is the home of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry.
Narrow Gauge Railway - Leadhills
New Lanark World Heritage Site
A great day trip is New Lanark World Heritage Site, about 30 mins drive away just next to Lanark.
New Lanark is a fully restored 18th Century Cotton Mill village with an award winning visitor centre and various exhibitions.
It is also next to the Falls of Clyde, where a short forest walk leads to spectacular waterfalls.
Moffat is another nearby town, about 35 minutes drive away.
It is the home of the famous ‘Moffat Toffee’ and it has a lovely river walk, playpark, boating pond, shops, cafes, pubs/restaurants etc.
The town of Biggar is also only about 25 minutes drive away where there is a good golf course, play-park, puppet theatre and museums as well as lots of lovely shops, cafes and pubs.