Enjoying your time in the Lowlands

A small historic town in North Lanarkshire, Stepps is an ideal base for exploring Glasgow and the surrounding areas. A short drive away in Motherwell is the North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre; a great museum with free admission, enjoy changing exhibitions and lots of hands-on activities for kids. The Peoples Palace in Glasgow Green tells the story of the people and city from 1750 to the end of the 20th century. Explore the city’s local history through historic artefacts, paintings, photographs, film and interactive displays. Wander among the Winter Gardens and admire the restored Doulton Fountain.

A great historical visit

Summerlee Heritage Park is based around the site of a 19th century ironworks, and includes Scotland’s only electric tramway, recreated mine and miners’ cottages, a superb exhibition hall with interactive displays and a great play park for all ages.

Take in the breathtaking Scottish countryside

Just five miles from Stepps is Drumpellier Country Park. Free to visit, it has over 500 acres of varied habitats to explore, as well as a Peace Garden, nature trails, picnic spots and children’s play areas. Strathclyde Country Park lies in 400 hectares of countryside in the valley of the River Clyde. Offering stunning countryside, visitors can also enjoy outdoor adventure playgrounds and a variety of water sports. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Stepps? Travelodge Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central and Glasgow Paisley Road are all just a short stroll away from some of the city’s main attractions.