Hike North Lanarkshire


This evening, I am posting information on a small group hike through Dalzell Estate and Baron’s Haugh in North Lanarkshire.(Haugh is a Scots word meaning a river-meadow.) The site is located near Motherwell, about sixteen miles S.E. of Glasgow, Scotland.

 Hiking through woods

Information on the hike

This site combines nature and history. Here is a stunning, designed landscape including fascinating historical features, while the woodlands and wetlands are home to an amazing array of birds and other wildlife.
Sand Martin nesting site

As will evident from the images, the weather was very benign, featuring bright sunshine.
The hiking group encountered Dalzell House (17th c), a mausoleum, bird life, River Clyde, wetlands and ancient trees.
Spring tree blossom

Woodland garden

Woodland garden

Inside Dalzell Mausoleum

 Tree on legs

River Clyde

Rural scene

Happy hiking group

 Ancient 'Covenanters' Oak Tree

Dalzell House


Woodland trail

More information

For more information on activities, sightseeing, lochs and Scotland in general refer Visitors’ Guide to Scotland, ISBN 978-1-9161332-0-4. This book is also available via Kindle.


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