NHS Scotland

Working and Living in Lanarkshire

Within the UK, Lanarkshire is situated in the heart of Scotland's central belt, the area offers an ideal combination of tranquil parks and market towns, with something for everyone.

Centrally located between Glasgow (c. 20 minutes) and Edinburgh (c. 40 minutes) you can easily commute or, should you wish to relocate, you can chose either a substantial Lanarkshire town or a more relaxed rural location and still have the attractions of two major cities on your doorstep. The county offers accessible links to major cities with easy access to major motorway/rail routes and international airports allowing you to travel across Scotland, the UK and beyond.

There are many attractions within Lanarkshire, including:-

  • New Lanark UNESCO World Heritage Site,
  • Antonine Wall UNESCO World Heritage Site,
  • The Falls of Clyde,
  • Summerlee - The Museum of Scottish Industrial Life,
  • The National Museum of Rural Life,
  • Strathclyde Country Park (Commonwealth Games and European Championships Venue),
  • Regional sports facilities covering a wide variety or sports,
  • Scottish Wildlife Reserves on the shores of the River Clyde, 
  • Various museums, galleries, castles, heritage centres,
  • Numerous country parks.

Find out more at 

www.visitlanarkshire.com          www.visitscotland.com          www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk          www.northlanarkshire.gov.uk 

www.slleisureandculture.co.uk   www.nlleisure.co.uk  


NHS Lanarkshire has no control or responsibility over information published on external websites.

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