Motherwell Tourist Information

Strathclyde Park, Motherwell

Strathclyde Park, Motherwell

One of the largest Lanarkshire towns, Motherwell sits just 12 miles south east of Glasgow and benefits from fast direct rail links to both Glasgow and Edinburgh. Rich in engineering and steel heritage, today Motherwell is a leafy Glasgow suburb, home to the beautiful Strathclyde Country Park offering a wealth of fun family activities from watersports on Strathclyde Loch to cycling, a theme park and country walks.

Scotland’s best theme park M&D’s in Strathclyde Country Park guarantees a fun day out with its adrenalin pumping rides, restaurants and attractions including Amazonia indoor tropical rainforest and the unique ‘glow in the dark’ cosmic bowling alley! Visit the North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre in Motherwell and discover some of the genius engineering names who developed some of the fundamentals in steel construction across bridges, boilers, tubing and buildings.

Choose Motherwell accommodation, whether you’re looking for a luxury hotel stopover just off the M74, Junction 6 en-route to Skye and the Highlands, or a rural family friendly holiday base with easy access to Glasgow city centre, the Clyde Valley Tourist Route and World Heritage Site New Lanark Mills. Perfect for business or leisure in the Glasgow area, the Motherwell and North Lanarkshire area contains exceptional golf courses like the Strathclyde Park Golf Club and parkland jewel Dalziel Park Golf Club. Find luxury conference hotels and stylish stopovers in Motherwell now. Book online.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.