The Castle is a located in South Lanarkshire which is a short journey away from both Glasgow and Edinburgh, nestled in the beautiful Scottish countryside on private estate grounds with Tinto Tap as a backdrop.
Whilst you’re staying with us we would be delighted to help you plan your stay. We would highly recommend a visit to the local market town of Biggar or the beautiful town of Peebles which is just a short drive from Shieldhill.
Below is a list of great locations and attractions for you to visit on your stay and also information on some stunning items you can purchase at the castle. If you would like more assistance in planning your stay please don’t hesitate to ask our team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bubbles Factory – 25 min (14.6 miles)
Five Sisters Zoo – 33 min (20.3 miles)
Hamilton Water Palace – 43 min (25.2 miles)
M & D’s Scotland’s Theme Park – 45 min (26.8 miles)
Discover Amazonia – 46 min (27.0 miles)
Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life – 52 min (29.0 miles)
World of Wings Bride of Prey Center – 55 min (30.5 miles)
Tinto View walk from Shieldhill Castle – 2 hr 20 min (5.7 miles)
Culter Fell walk from Shieldhill Castle – 2 hr 56 min (8.8 miles)
Lanarkshire Larder enable Lanarkshire to be recognised as one of the leading regions in Scotland for quality and sustainable food and drink produce. The Food Trail is designed to be adaptable, offering guests lots of inspiration for a day out exploring Lanarkshire.
Set in the Pentland Hills, near Edinburgh, Little Sparta is Ian Hamilton Finlay’s greatest work of art. Finlay moved to the farm of Stonypath in 1966 and, in partnership with his wife Sue Finlay, began to create what would become an internationally acclaimed garden across seven acres of a wild and exposed moorland site.
Biggar Museum Trust collects, stores, preserves and records Biggar and Upper Clydesdale’s rich archaeological, social and historic heritage. The museum explores 14,000 years of rural and small town life in Upper Clydesdale. It focuses on the people who have lived and worked here from prehistoric times up to the mid-20th century.
Gain great insights into the gasworks, it’s almost as it was left on its last day of production. Learn the secret of how gas was made before the advent of natural gas in the 1960s and take in the smell – just enough lingers in the air to provide that authentic Victorian experience.
We are thrilled to have the opportunity to showcase some of the stunning art created by Kirsten Harris Art and work with Sam Glenning from The Alchemist Forge.
Sam Glendinning, Owner of The Alchemist Forge has partnered up with Shieldhill Castle to provide handcrafted one of a kind jewellery. Kirsten Harris, Artist has managed to enhance the beauty of the Castle by exhibiting her work throughout the Castle, The Oak Lounge, Alexander Lounge and Tinto View Restaurant.
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