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Population: 1000
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Carmichael is a historic village in South Lanarkshire in Scotland situated on the north side of Tinto Hill, 7 miles west of Biggar and 5 miles south of Lanark. The Carmichael family took their surname from the area over 700 years ago and there have been Carmichaels resident in the village ever since, the Carmichael Estate is currently owned by Richard Carmichael, the Chief of the Clan Carmichael. Surrounded by picturesque scenery, rolling hills, woods, fields and an abundance of wildlife the pretty village is a popular tourist destination ideal for walkers, cyclists, and nature-watchers with deer, foxes, badgers, squirrels, rabbits, stoats and a variety of birds in their natural habitat. There is a selection of holiday accommodation available, shops and amenities, places to eat out, a selection of golf course nearby and fishing on the Clyde. Attractions include The Carmichael Visitor Centre with an interesting wax model exhibition of Scottish history, a farm shop selling Scottish produce including Carmichael Venison and souvenirs, a licensed restaurant, play barn and a children’s adventure playground. Carmichael History walks, cycle treks and horse and pony rides operate from the Visitor centre. There are excellent transport links to explore the attractions in neighbouring Lanark, Stirling, Perth, Biggar and the Border Towns.


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Carmichael Country Cottages (0.57 miles)

Carmichael Country Cottages
Two hundred year old stone cottages on unique 'single family owned and operated for a millennium' heritage estate. Source of the name and clan lands of the Carmichaels.

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Tinto House Hotel (3.97 miles)

Tinto House Hotel

At the foot of Tinto Hill in the Scottish borders lies the Swallow Tinto Hotel established in 1914. This is a perfect base from which to discover the many delights of Scotland. Both Glasgow and ... More | visit website

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New Lanark Mill Hotel (4.49 miles)

New Lanark Mill Hotel
The New Lanark Mill Hotel is part of UNESCO World Heritage Site. The hotel has spacious en suite rooms, a restaurant, bar and swimming pool. New Lanark is a small 18th century village, designed as a ... More | visit website
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Shieldhill Castle Hotel (4.50 miles)

Shieldhill Castle Hotel
Shieldhill is a country house hotel dating back in parts to 1199, with peaceful views over the rolling Scottish countryside of South Lanarkshire. There are sixteen individually-styled bedrooms, some with four-poster beds and en-suite ... More | visit website
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Cornhill House (5.28 miles)

Cornhill House

One of Scotland's more unusual and elegant mansion houses, William Lieper's French Renaissance Period Chateau has undergone sensitive and tasteful restoration and conversion to a quality country hotel in Lanarkshire, offering the traveller a peaceful ... More | visit website

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Cartland Bridge Country House Hotel (5.37 miles)

Cartland Bridge Country House Hotel

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Set in its own private grounds, surrounded by the stunning Lanark countryside, the hotel has recently undergone a refurbished all our bedrooms, to a very high standard, and you can ... More

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Craigend (7.12 miles)


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Set in the beautiful Lanarkshire countryside, Craigend Bed and Breakfast offers the perfect peaceful retreat for those wanting to enjoy a picturesque location, whilst being able to easily reach all ... More | visit website

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Days Inn Abington M74 (8.19 miles)

Days Inn Abington M74
Free wi-fi facilities when you book this hotel. ALL ROOMS NOW OFFER BROADBAND WIFI......located 1/2 mile of the M74. The hotel is set in picturesque countryside with scenic hill side views from nearly all bedrooms.As with ... More | visit website

Walston Mansions Farmhouse (8.70 miles)

Walston Mansions Farmhouse
Walston Mansion Farmhouse was built in 1803, all around this wonderful farmhouse sourounded by Nature and Natural Beauty. The house offers comfortable accommodation with central heating throughout and a log fire in the guest lounge. Each room ... More
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Douglashall B&B (9.04 miles)

Douglashall B&B
Douglashall is new to the Bed and Breakfast market and has been renovated to an extremely high standard, offering top end 3 star quality surroundings (Visit Scotland Accreditation). This family run business has been established ... More | visit website

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