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Travel & Tourism

Travel & Tourism Tourism started in the early eighteenth century when it became fashionable to visit the Falls of Clyde. Painters like Turner immortalized the Falls of Clyde. Poets and writers,...
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Prehistoric & Roman Roads

Prehistoric & Roman Roads The earliest routes around Lanark would be track-ways following the Clyde to its source. These routes are know to have been used since the Middle Stone Age (c.6500 B.C.)...
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Transport and Water

Transport and Water Water People in Prehistoric times did use the  Clyde to get up the Falls and beyond.   Also the Romans probably transported goods by river from Crawford up to Castledykes near...
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Highways

Highways Many of the old Medieval rotes still survive to this day.  The grass track down to Leechford which is still used at Lanimer time is the one used since the Middle Ages. The route to the ford of...
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The Era of Coach and Horses

The Era of Coach and Horses The 17th century was an era of major improvement of Scotland’s roads. Bridges started to be built in the Lanark area.  The earliest were built near Cleghorn Mill and...
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