Crossford, South Lanarkshire

Crossford is a village in South Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Crossford
Crossford is located in South Lanarkshire
Crossford
Crossford
Location within South Lanarkshire
OS grid referenceNS826466
Council area
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CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCARLUKE
Postcode districtML8
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55°42′00″N 3°52′15″W / 55.70000°N 3.87083°W / 55.70000; -3.87083Coordinates: 55°42′00″N 3°52′15″W / 55.70000°N 3.87083°W / 55.70000; -3.87083

Crossford lies on the A72, alongside the River Clyde and the River Nethan, 4.5 miles (7.2 km) north west of Lanark and 9 miles (14 km) south east of Hamilton. It is home to a pub, the Tillietudlem Inn, and a village shop. The nearest primary school, Underbank Primary, is situated just out of Crossford whilst the nearest secondary is in Carluke, though pupils from the village attend Lanark Grammar School. The 317 bus service runs every 90 minutes to Hamilton and Lanark. The 40-mile long Clyde walkway footpath from Lanark to Glasgow passes through Crossford.

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