Chatelherault Country Park, Hamilton (Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/39597543%40N08/3683728059)

Chatelherault Country Park, Hamilton

A beautiful Lanarkshire riverside town just 15 miles south east of Glasgow, Hamilton is beautifully situated in the rural Clyde Valley, at the point where the rivers Clyde and Avon meet. The town is the starting point for the Clyde Valley Tourist Route which follows the path of the River Clyde taking in attractions including World Heritage Site New Lanark Mills, the paternalist co-operator Robert Owen's great 18th Century cotton mill village, today fully restored with on-site riverside walks taking in the Falls of Clyde.

Relax and enjoy the delightful scenery and heritage attractions of Chatelherault Country Park in Hamilton, with a Georgian hunting lodge designed by the Scottish architect William Adam at its heart and wonderful parkland features like The Grand Avenue of trees.  Join one of the guided woodland walks and events running across the year in this 500 acre estate affording views towards Glasgow. Take time to visit the David Livingstone Centre, a museum centred around the birthplace home of Livingstone the factory boy who went on to become the famous Victorian explorer of Africa. Trails branch out from the museum to Bothwell Castle and along the pretty Clyde Walkway.

Head to the Hamilton Park Racecourse for a great day out at the races - the course hosts 18 race meets annually across the summer season, with big meet the Super Six. You'll also find a great programme of big name concerts here together with exceptional hospitality packages and conference facilities.  A choice of stylish Hamilton hotels cater well for racing visitors, weddings and conference guests looking for an attractive leafy suburb location near Glasgow. Fast rail links run regularly from Hamilton Central and West stations into Glasgow city centre. Find Hamilton accommodation online & book.

Accommodation in Hamilton

  • East Kilbride   (5.0 miles from the centre of Hamilton)
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    Located in Glasgow (East Kilbride), Macdonald Crutherland House is within the vicinity of National Museum of Rural Life and David Livingstone Centre. This 4-star hotel is within...
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  • Glasgow   (4.1 miles from the centre of Hamilton)
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    Stylish luxury hotel 15 minutes from Glasgow, In-house Bar, Grill, Outdoor Terrace & Garden, Deluxe Contemporary En-suites, Wireless Internet & Boardroom
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  • Larkhall   (4.7 miles from the centre of Hamilton)
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    Nestled in extensive grounds overlooking the scenic Clyde Valley, yet minutes from the M74 and close to Glasgow, this unique hotel offers luxurious surroundings, superb dining a...
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