The Wallace Cottage

“A cottage hidden in the town centre

About The Wallace Cottage

Whilst staying at The Wallace Cottage you will have sole use of our beautiful two bedroom property, complete with a living/dining area, kitchen, bathroom and entrance hallway.

The living/dining room has a dual burning fire. There is a Wallace tartan chair that comes with a foot stool for you to relax and enjoy.

Our Location

The Wallace Cottage is situated in the heart of the Historic market town of Lanark. From its location you can see the church clock of St Nicolas’  particularly gorgeous during the evening when it’s  lit up.  The church is situated at the bottom of the high street. It houses an 8 foot statue of William Wallace and is believed to have one of the oldest church bells in the world.

The William Wallace garden created in 2004 is situated in front of the cottage to the right. There is a community designed oak totem pole, planters and a plaque to commemorate William Wallace.

  • Stunning entrance hall
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Sofa bed in the living room which sleeps two
  • Bed linen and towels are provided
  • Bathroom with a bath and a shower
  • Lounge with a coal fire (coal supplied)
  • Dining table situated in the lounge
  • Television and Free WIFI
  • Kitchen with microwave, oven, fridge etc
  • Welcome Tray on arrival
  • Coffee and tea making facilities
  • Parking
  • Children welcome

Local Attractions

  • The award-winning New Lanark Visitor Centre tells the story of the cotton mill village in the 18th century and is within walking distance from the cottage (1 mile). The walk is surrounded by woodlands and is the gateway of the famous Falls of the Clyde

    Explore the many attractions during your visit

    Annie McLeod ride which takes you back in time
    A roof top garden
    Robert Owen’s School
    Millworkers house
    Working Textile Machinery
    Robert Owens House
    Village Store
    Mill Cafe
    New Lanark Mill shop

    Robert Owen was known as a social pioneer who provided decent homes, fair wages, free health care, a new education system and the first workplace nursery in the world.

  • The Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve is owned by the Scottish Wildlife Trust – they organise rangers to take visitors on stunning wildlife walks. You can also take a leisurely walk and enjoy the spectacular Falls with family and friends, a word of advice though, don’t forget you camera! You can take in the Peregrine experience during your walk, where you can observe live footage of nesting peregrines. The Stunning walks runs along the riverside from the centre to the reserve
  • The Clyde Valley – This much visited area also has stunning walks along the Clyde riverside to enjoy. There are plenty of fabulous Garden Centres to browse around and to enjoy lunch or afternoon Tea. Easily accessible by car and for those more adventurous on foot
  • Golf can be arranged on request at Lanark Golf Course which is a five minute drive by car
  • Lanark Market – Meets weekly
  • Tinto Hill – Definitely worth the walk when you get to the top and admire the views of the surrounding area and beyond
  • Lanark Loch – A perfect venue for a great family day out in the summer months or for a stroll around the loch
  • Purves Puppet Show in Biggar – Victorian style puppet show, easily accessed by road


  • China Bleu
  • East India
  • La Vigna
  • The Crown Tavern
  • Prego
  • Inn on the Loch

What’s Happening

  • Check out the Lanark Life magazine
  • Christmas Market
  • New Lanark Christmas experience
  • Music Festivals
  • Lanimers
Contact Us

We would love to hear from you

Our staff live locally and know the area well. If you have any questions at all please do get in touch.

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