Craignethan Castle

In a nutshell

Craignethan, dating back to around 1530, is an important early artillery fortification with an exceptional residential tower and fine setting.


Blackwood, Lesmahagow

Contact details

Tel: 01555 860364

Activity type

Gardens and Open Spaces, Historical Sites

Suitable for

Ages 5 - 12, All ages, Schools and Groups, Teenagers, Under 5s

Price guide


Craignethan Castle details...

Admire the exceptional residential tower, fine setting and unusual defences of this important early artillery fortification built around 1530.

Craignethan’s caponier – a stone-vaulted shooting gallery – is rare in Britain.


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