Things to do in Biggar
The museum enjoys a High Street location at the heart of the pretty and bustling market town of Biggar. Spend some time exploring the independent shops, cafes, hotels and architecture all set off against the beautiful backdrop of the Southern Uplands.
Burn Braes Park
A lovely open space with a picturesque burn running through it is enjoyed by young and not-so-young alike.
Biggar Public Park
Park with 18 hole golf course with licensed clubhouse, a 9 hole putting green, tennis court, bowling rink, pond and children’s play area.
The Historic Gas Works
Biggar Gas Works, run by Historic Environment Scotland, is one of the first small-town gasworks to open in Scotland and among the last to close.
Purves Puppet Theatre
Biggar Puppet Theatre is the home of the world-famous Scottish puppet theatre company, the International Purves Puppets.
The Corn Exchange
Biggar Corn Exchange is a Grade B listed building built in 1860 and was opened in 1861.
Set in the Pentland Hills, near Biggar, Little Sparta is Ian Hamilton Finlay’s greatest work of art.
This beautiful little gem was commissioned by Lord Lamington to be built by architect John Henderson in the 1850s.
From 1952 until his death in 1978 Hugh MacDiarmid lived at Brownsbank Cottage just to the east of the town of Biggar, South Lanarkshire.