Book a cottage break in Biggar and look forward to a stay in a historic market town in the Clyde Valley in south Lanarkshire. For holidaymakers looking to holiday in a town with ample facilities, Biggar should not disappoint with its variety of independent shops including a famous ice cream shop, a chocolate shop, restaurants, cafes and pubs. Rent a holiday apartment or a townhouse and stay in Biggar itself or for peace and tranquillity you may prefer to rent a barn conversion, a rural retreat or a holiday lodge in the nearby countryside.
About Biggar for Cottage Holidays
Visitor Attractions in Biggar
Besides its shops and eateries, Biggar has other attractions too as the town is home to a famous Victorian puppet theatre, the Biggar Museum, the Biggar Gasworks Museum and the Albion Museum with its collection of historic vehicles. Keen history buffs will also want to visit the World Heritage Site of New Lanark close to Lanark (around 13 miles from Biggar) where you can visit an 18th century cotton mill and village.
For holidaymakers who love walking and hiking, head to Tinto Hill where you can soak up stunning views over the Clyde Valley. More superb hill walks await at Wanlockhead (Scotland’s highest village which sits on the Southern Upland Way), only around 35 minutes’ drive from Biggar. Another great place for stunning scenery and outdoor activities like walking, hiking, cycling, horse riding, and wildlife watching is the Pentland Hills Regional Park which is located around half an hour’s drive from Biggar.
For more excellent day trips out on holiday, the city of Glasgow with its variety of museums, galleries, bars, shops and restaurants is just an hour’s drive away and Scotland’s elegant capital city of Edinburgh with its UNESCO world heritage old town and new town is only around an hour’s drive away too.
Whatever type of accommodation you opt to rent; whether a holiday lodge, a converted barn or farm cottage in the countryside close to Biggar or an apartment or townhouse in the town itself, we hope you have a great time on holiday in this scenic part of Scotland.
Book a Biggar cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Lanarkshire on holiday.