Based on the advertised rental prices for properties to rent by Your Move Lanark in the last 12 months from today's date.
Why move to Lanark?
With several sought after and popular towns, including Biggar and Carluke, we find people love living in this area, for the peaceful and relaxed lifestyle and yet both Edinburgh and Glasgow are a short commute away. Several train stations, including Lanark, Carluke and Carstairs, provide links to the Cities. Also easy access to both the M8 and M74. Making South Lanarkshire a fabulous area to commute across the central belt.
The Royal Burgh of Lanark is steeped in history, going back to the 11th century, a vibrant feel, an excellent mix of modern and traditional. With all the required facilities and amenities, including a modern grammar school, primary schools, historic 18 hole golf course, leisure centre with swimming pool, bowling clubs, tennis club and Lanark Loch. Also New Lanark a world heritage site, where you will find the famous falls of Clyde. Lanark has an annual celebration week in June, known as 'Lanimer' week, were the community comes together as one, to take part in and watch a whole host of events.
The historical market town of Biggar offers a relaxed lifestyle, with an excellent community feel, Biggar still retains its medieval layout, the main street is lined with centuries-old properties and tradition remains to this day, every Hogmanay a bonfire is lit on the High Street, a celebration that’s goes back generations, one you have to see. Benefits from having a good variety of shops and restaurants, golf club, high school, primary school, rugby club and a whole host of indoor and outdoor activities are available all year round.
Carluke, a bustling market town, the Clyde Valley's largest town, sits on a high plateau overlooking the River Clyde. The town has an excellent range of high street names and local shops. It has a wide selection of cafes, restaurants and takeaways as well as specialist shops such as Ramsay's of Carluke. An excellent selection of schools to both primary and secondary level, leisure centre with swimming pool, golf club and bowling club. An excellent hub for the commuter, with a local train station and good access to both the M8 and M74 networks.
More areas near Lanark
Three towns which form the hub of our local area, the community comes together with a variety of smaller villages and hamlets spread across the region, including Forth, Carstairs, Carnwath, Symington, Thankerton, Douglas, Rigside, Abington, Crawford and Leadhills.
Sports and leisure
For those who enjoy a healthy outdoor lifestyle, South Lanarkshire provides excellent opportunities, with fabulous walks along the Clyde Valley, hillwalking in the Southern Uplands, the popular Tinto Hill, the Falls of Clyde and excellent access to the Scottish Borders.
Fabulous golf courses are available to play, in Lanark, Carnwath, Biggar and Carluke.
Fishing on the river Clyde, as well as several local fisheries and reservoirs.
Gyms, leisure centres and swimming pools can be found across the region.
Horse riding is very popular, with many ride outs and the famous Lanimer week held annually in Lanark, a tradition going back centuries.
Excellent cycle routes and trails are accessible, to cater for all levels.
No matter what your preference is, there is a property to suit everyone in South Lanarkshire, from studio flats to country mansions, we have it all. So why not put your trust in a local agent, one who puts your wishes first, let us help you make the right choice.