Fun & Interesting Facts
Thancard was probably one of the Flemish knights who accompanied David the first to Scotland to claim the Scottish throne and as such was rewarded with grants of land in Scotland.
Thankerton is a picturesque village nestled in the heart of South Lanarkshire, Scotland. Surrounded by rolling green hills and the tranquil River Clyde, this charming community offers a delightful escape from the bustle of city life. Steeped in history, Thankerton boasts a rich heritage, evident in its well-preserved architecture and landmarks. Strolling through the village, visitors can admire traditional stone houses, quaint cottages, and the iconic Thankerton Parish Church, which dates back several centuries. Nature lovers will be enchanted by the breathtaking countryside that surrounds Thankerton, with numerous walking trails and scenic spots to explore. The warm and welcoming locals add to the village's charm, making Thankerton an idyllic destination for those seeking a peaceful retreat in the Scottish countryside.
Damn Delicious is a farm shop at the bottom of Tinto Hill on the the main Biggar to Lanark Road. After morning flights the shop will be open for teas, coffee, rolls and other farmshop goods.