Dog Friendly Day Out in Scotland

Lanark
South & Borders

Telephone: 01555 860364
Telephone: 0131 668 8800
Website: www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/ind

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Key Info:
9 km North West of Lanark off the A72. Grid reference NS 815463.

Description:
An important early artillery fortification with an exceptional residential tower and fine setting, Craignethan dates back to around 1530. The oldest part is the tower house built by Sir James Hamilton of Finnart, and the castle’s defences include a caponier, a stone vaulted artillery chamber, which is unique in Britain. The castle sits in a beautiful setting with rugged surrounds providing magnificent views.

Opening Times:
Visit Historic Scotland's website for details.

Dog Restrictions:
Dogs off the lead are permitted on Linlithgow Peel. Dogs are permitted in the grounds if kept on a leash. They are not permitted in roofed buildings. Owners are asked to be sensitive to the effect of their dogs on others, esepcially children. Poop scoops are available from the steward at staffed sites. Please clear up after your dog.

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