Lanark Tourism

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Lanark (/ˈlænərk/; Scottish Gaelic: Lannraig, Scots: Lanrik) is a small town in the central belt of Scotland. The name is believed to come from the Cumbric Lanerc meaning "clear space, glade". Lanark is traditionally the county town of Lanarkshire, though there are several larger towns in the county. Lanark railway station and coach station have frequent services to Glasgow. There is little industry in Lanark and some residents commute to work in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Its shops serve the local agricultural community and surrounding villages. There is a large modern livestock auction market on the outskirts of the town.


If you are looking for travel information of Lanark in United Kingdom, you've come to the right place. A gripping city on its own right, Edinburgh also deserves a visit. Attractions in Edinburgh include Edinburgh Castle, Greyfriars Kirkyard, The Royal Mile. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Lanark.

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Facts and Stats for Lanark*

  • Pollution Statistics in Lanark

    Know the pollution level of Lanark before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 28.33 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 44.32 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 47.83 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 14.58 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 40.22 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 17.31 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 18.48 (Very Low)
  • Lanark: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Lanark for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Lanark.

    • Burglary and Theft 37.75 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 42.07 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 49.51 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 24.02 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 28.92 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.11 (Low)
    • Attacks 49.76 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 64.42 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 74.76 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 43.45 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 54.57 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 32.28 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 56.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Lanark - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Lanark is 188.78 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 55.45 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 84.88 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 30.94 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 38.14 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.8 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 83.31 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.02 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 128.85 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Lanark

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Lanark

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.24 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.9 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 85.2 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 74.55 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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