At Carfin Grotto
What you need to know for your visit
Carfin Grotto is located in the village of Carfin, on the outskirts of Motherwell.
Postal Address: St Francis Xavier's Church, Taylor Avenue, Carfin, ML1 5AJ
Parking is available at both the Parish Church, accessed by Taylor Avenue, and at the main entrance of the Grotto next to the Pilgrimage Centre, accessed by Newarthill Road. Please note parking is extremely limited and car parking at the front of the Grotto will restricted for blue badge holders as a priority. The carpark at the parish church will also have Blue Badge parking available as well as other limited spaces. Please follow the advise of the stewards. It is also recommended to use public transport if possible.
Travelling by Car:
Carfin Grotto is easily accessed by car and is relatively close to both the M8 & M74 motoroways. For direction, use the map below.
Travelling by Train:
Carfin train station is located directly across from Carfin Grotto and is about a five minute walk from the Parish Church. There is a regular rail service from Glasgow and Edinburgh which stops at Carfin.
Travelling by Bus:
The 254 (Newarthill to Motherwell) bus regularly passes the Grotto.