Leadhills is an interesting little village in the Lowther Hills. Enjoy browsing for country cottages and rural retreats in Leadhills. Leadhills is the second highest village in Scotland and its name comes from the village’s associations with lead mining which was the main industry here for many years up until the 1930s. The landscape in and around Leadhills is rich with minerals and gold panning still takes place around here today. Leadhills is reasonably well located for visiting the cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow. It is around an hour and a half by car to Edinburgh, Scotland’s amazing capital city and around an hour by car to Glasgow, Scotland’s city of culture making both of these cities reasonably accessible from Leadhills.
Facts about Self-Catering Holidays in Leadhills
Whilst taking a cottage break in Leadhills you may want to catch a ride on the tourist train that runs along the Leadhills and Wanlockhead railway. This is a narrow gauge railway which runs at 1500 feet above sea level. There is also a golf course at Leadhills. Whether you have in mind to rent a log cabin, a country house or an unusual cottage, we hope that you find the right self catering accommodation in or near Leadhills to meet your requirements.
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