North and South Lanarkshire
A series of images of North and South Lanarkshire, Scotland, apart from images of Lesmahagow, Blackwood/Kirkmuirhill, Hamilton and Crossford which are shown separately. Some of these were an experiment in the use of letterbox format which is ideally suited for web pages.
Lanark Foal Show 2012. This annual show of Clydesdale foals is organised by the Lanark, Biggar and Peebles Foal Show Society. 27th October 2012
Lanark Foal Show 2012, an annual show of Clydesdale foals. This 1 year old filly, Dovecote Ellie May, was shown by JW and M McIntyre. 27th October 2012
Judging at the 74th Lanark Foal Show for Clydesdales at the Lanark Agricultural Centre, 26th October 2013.
Judging at the 75th Lanark Clydesdale Foal Show, 25th October 2014
In 1910, Lanark hosted the first Scottish International Aviation Meeting on Lanark Racecourse and Aviation Ground. This monument, commemorating the centenary of this event, was erected near Lanark Loch and was unveiled in 2010.
Tote Building at former Lanark Racecourse. Date: 26th October 2008
Steeple on Lanark Auction Market. Date: 26th October 2008
New Lanark (Conservation Village), South Lanarkshire
The Bell Tower, New Lanark, South Lanarkshire
This is the section in South Lanarkshire from near Roberton down to Hamilton. The Clyde Valley from Kirkfieldbank to Garrion Bridge is very fertile and enjoys a better microclimate than other areas. It was formerly used to grow vegetables, fruit and flowers for the Glasgow area. Some continues but competition from the Netherlands in particular has affected the trade. Many of the former glasshouses are now garden centres, some having restaurants which are very popular with local people. See also Crossford which is shown separately.
River Clyde near Roberton, South Lanarkshire
Freight train hauling china clay from Antwerp in Belgium to Irvine in Scotland passing through the Clyde valley near Abington, South Lanarkshire at dusk
Bridges over River Clyde at Kirkfieldbank
The following photographs of Dalserf, a pretty village with a famous church, were taken on the 26th July 2018.
Dalserf Parish Church and Churchyard
Belltower of Dalserf Parish Church
Kirk Road, Dalserf
Cottage on right side of Kirk Road, Dalserf
Cottages on left side of Kirk Road, Dalserf
Bridge over Clyde to Milton-Lockhart estate. This bridge, near Rosebank, originally led to Milton-Lockhart House, but the house was dismantled stone by stone and shipped to Japan around 1988 where it was reconstructed as Lockheart Castle. Photographed by Rozsa Halls on the 6th August 2018.
On the border between South Lanarkshire and the Borders near Skirling
Near Symington, South Lanarkshire
David Livingstone Centre, Blantyre, South Lanarkshire - Birthplace of the great explorer
Strathclyde Loch (artificial) in Strathclyde Park, Motherwell. Date: 7th Nov 2016
Windfarm adjacent to the M74 at Canderside, near Larkhall
International Children's Games 2011, Lanarkshire. This mini-Olympics was very well organised by North and South Lanarkshire Councils using a number of first-class sports centres across the county. This photo shows the 100m heats in the athletics event at the John Wright Sport Centre, East Kilbride on 5th August. Other events included sailing, golf, badminton, volleyball, tennis, swimming, judo and football.
Scottish National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire. Photographed 18th April 2013.