ABOUT THE HOUSE
ABOUT THE CHAPLAIN
Braehead House is a Christian Healing, Retreat and Conference Centre in a tranquil countryside location in the heart of South Lanarkshire’s Clyde Valley.
The house was built as a private dwelling in 1835 with glorious views across the Clyde Valley and a spectacular walled garden.
In 1988 the house officially changed from a private dwelling to Braehead House Divine Healing Centre, welcoming all to weekly Sunday healing services and private prayer appointments.
Intensive refurbishment commenced in September 2012 by a cadre of willing and exceptional volunteers supported by quality tradesmen to transform the house and garden to the admirable standard it is today.
ABOUT THE AREA
Being situated in the Clyde Valley there is an abundance of wildlife, birds and flowers. Woodland walks are on the door step.
The Clyde Walkway can be accessed minutes from the house,
There are numerous and varied visitor attractions in the area, including 'New Lanark Mill World Heritage site', made famous in the 18th century by Robert Owen, an Industrialist who provided decent homes, fair wages, free healthcare and an education system for all his workers. It is set among beautiful woodland and the 'Falls of Clyde' waterfalls.
We are also around 8 miles from Chatelherault Country Park & 5 star Visitor Centre, built in 1732 as a hunting lodge for the Duke of Hamilton. The park has over 500 acres of countryside and woodland and over 10 miles of routed pathways.
There are numerous Nurseries, Garden Centres and Coffee Shops located along the valley road and surrounding area.
Our resident Chaplain is Elizabeth Clelland, who has a passion for healing ministry.
Elizabeth was a Church of Scotland Parish Minister for 13 years, before being called to Braehead House in December 2012.
Elizabeth also enjoys walking and for several years has undertaken the pilgrim walk of Camino de Santiago.
In 2018, Elizabeth walked the 540 miles over a 6 week period.
CHAPLAIN - Elizabeth Clelland
DIRECTIONS BY CAR FROM GLASGOW
From the M74 leave at junction 7 follow signs to Lanark. Taking the 1st exit at roundabout. At next roundabout (2 bridges) stay to the right and turn left for Lanark. Continue into Crossford, turn left onto Braidwood Road (B7056). Continue for half a mile and look out for entrance on left. (On the corner).
DIRECTIONS BY CAR FROM EDINBURGH
Follow signs to Lanark from the south bypass, motorway or the best route is the Lang Whang (A70) from Balerno to Carstairs. From Carstairs follow signs to Lanark. Head through Lanark and down the High Street, following the signs to Carluke. Turn left at Station Inn and continue about a mile down the hill until you see entrance of Braehead House ahead of you.
TRAIN or BUS
Trains stop at nearby Carluke from both Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Busses operate to Carluke from Glasgow.
Braehead House is then a 10 minute taxi ride.