Skirling House - Nearby towns

The cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, with their many cultural, architectural and historical attractions, are both less than an hour from the village by bus or car, and there are several attractive towns nearby, each with its own distinctive character.


The nearest town to Skirling House is Biggar, a town notable for its shops and museums. Biggar High Street is worth a stroll for its many independent retailers, coffee shops and pubs. The independent bookseller Atkinson Pryce has a great choice of new and second hand books as well as coffee and comfy seats for browsing. There are some excellent gift shops and two delicatessens both of which serve a good cup of coffee. There are no fewer than five clothes shops and a very tempting shoe and handbag store. Local Taylor’s ice-cream and a great selection of chocolates are to be found at C