Vacation Rental Description
All our cottages are in a peaceful rural environment amongst woods and fields with views of our rolling hills and streams. The estate is rich in wildlife and visitors may see deer, foxes, badgers, squirrels, and a vast variety of birds as well as farm livestock. Nearly all the cottages are traditional stone historic buildings, that were occupied until recently by tennants and the estate workers. The Carmichael Estate lies about 5 miles south of Lanark, by car one can reach Edinburgh and Glasgow in aabout 45 minutes. Carmichael is well situated as a touring base being within easy reach of the Borders, Peebles, Stirling, Perth, Ayr and Carlisle. Our cottages range from 2 to 4 star (Scottish Tourist Board rating) and sleep from 2 to 7 people in various different sized cottages. You are welcome to come for a short or long break and will find plenty to do in the surrounding area. There is much to keep you busy on the estate with a private Tennis court for guests use, private fishing pond and multiple walks including a history walk around the main historical sites on the estate.
- Cable Satellite
- Cooking Utensils
- Linen Service
- Open Fire
- Amenity Parking
Sky Freeview is fitted in all cottages. There is a Jacuzzi spa pool, which must be booked at least 24hrs in advance within office opening hours. All bed linen and towels are included in the cottage price. All kitchens are fitted with cooking utensils, fridge, microwave, and most have a dishwasher. 10 cottages have open log and coal fires where one bag of coal and logs is included in the price. Three cottages have oil central heating, the rest have night storage heaters.
- Horse Riding
- Mountain Biking
- Theme park
Purvis Puppet Theatre in Biggar is a great time for the family with childrens workshops as well as the shows.
There are 6 golf courses within 10 miles of the cottages, fishing on the Clyde and walking on the estate and Tinto Hill.
New Lanark Heritage Centre is only 6 miles away, a good day out for the family with a fantastic walk to the Falls of Clyde.
The Glasgow Science Centre, only 50 minutes drive, is a fun day or afternoon out.