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Chatelherault

Ferniegair, Hamilton ML3 7UE, Scotland
44-169-842-6213
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Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

One of the best country parks have been to and just a short distance from home. Easy to get to off the M74 motorway. There are different grades of walks and a pleasure to visit at all times of the year. There is also a good play area for children. The hunting lodges of the Dukes of Hamilton are close... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Beautiful grounds with views of countryside around to walk in, great playpark for children and lovely gift shop.

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bigyin33
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Great place for a ramble through the woods and up and down the Avon Gorge, a site of special scientific interest. SSSI. Great Treasure. The visitor centre and cafe is also excellent. Not to mention the Hunting Lodge.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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128 reviews 128 reviews
21 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were up in the Hamilton area of Scotland to visit family on holiday and went to this beatiful house and gardens as a local beauty spot. Its fab as can be seen in the photos attached !!! We went on a very wet windy day so probably didnt see it all at its best but even so. They have... More

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uk
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76 reviews 76 reviews
10 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Chatelherault is on a fabulous setting on a hill with great views over to Glasgow and the Campsies. There's a good choice of walks (mostly in woods) of varying lengths, although once you move away from the house I think it would be a bit more restrictive for people with limited mobility. Lots of open spaces too for families/groups to... More

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San Pedro del Pinatar
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49 reviews 49 reviews
4 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Built to house the Duke of Hamilton's hunting horses and dogs, including banqueting hall - the building has settled in the past and it is quite disconcerting when walking through parts as I actually felt a little seasick! Beautifully restored, with exhibition area that is informative and fun - great for children, very hands-on. Good tea room, shop, gardens and... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

this is the place to be for the big occasion, first class service, scenery to die for, I tell you - you will not be disappointed ideal for that special occasion.

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Bangor,Co Down
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Kiddie play area ,tearoom grounds, museum aimed at Kids level , Really super spot . We have been visiting for over 20 years still a great spot & well worth a visit.

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Holytown
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My oldest loves this place and so do I the walks are fantastic and can play loads of games during them my son didn't even realise we walked 5 miles! The walks are only part of it the park and the history of the place are great for any family to keep the kids entertained and not spend much money

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glasgow united kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

we traveled to this peaceful and tranquil setting to see our daughter get married , its an ideal location set in the old former hunting lodge of the duke of Hamilton , its ground are very well kept and vast , plenty of things to do be you a dog walker or a young family , upon our arrival we... More

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