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Top 10 must see animals at The BIG Stampede
Top 10 must see animals at The BIG Stampede
This summer, Lanarkshire will be overrun by a herd of safari animals as The BIG Stampede charges into Hamilton. To help you make the most of the exhibition, we’ve picked out the top ten must-see animals settling into Lanarkshire this summer.
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Seven ways to have an action-packed day out in Lanarkshire
Seven ways to have an action-packed day out in Lanarkshire
You don’t need to travel the world to find adventure, because in Lanarkshire, we’ve got plenty to get the heart racing. Whether you’re the biggest daredevil or the youngest explorer, these seven activities guarantee an action-packed day out. Cloudbusters There’s no better...
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The top five dog-friendly walking routes in Lanarkshire
The top five dog-friendly walking routes in Lanarkshire
We’ve reached that point of the year when the sun shines in Scotland and what better way to enjoy the good weather than by taking man’s best friend on an adventure to Lanarkshire.
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Seven ways to spring off the couch in Lanarkshire
Seven ways to spring off the couch in Lanarkshire
It’s time to wave goodbye to the long wintery nights, as spring has finally sprung. Just a short drive from Glasgow and Edinburgh, Lanarkshire is the perfect spot to get out and smell the daffodils!
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New Lanark World Heritage Site continues winning streak
New Lanark World Heritage Site continues winning streak
New Lanark World Heritage site has been recognised at the 2017 Lanarkshire Business Excellence Awards for its role in growing and supporting Lanarkshire’s tourism sector.
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Cumbernauld to host international book festival
Cumbernauld to host international book festival
Scotland’s biggest book festival is coming to Lanarkshire.
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Friends of Cambuslang Park reveal 2017 activities
Friends of Cambuslang Park reveal 2017 activities
Local Lanarkshire community group, Friends of Cambuslang Park have unveiled their calendar of events for 2017.
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Feel the love in Lanarkshire
Feel the love in Lanarkshire
Located in the picturesque Scottish countryside, just an hour’s drive from most major cities, Lanarkshire provides an idyllic setting for a romantic weekend away.
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Excitement builds for Brick City at New Lanark!
Excitement builds for Brick City at New Lanark!
Everything is awesome - The world famous LEGO Brick City exhibition is returning to Lanarkshire for a second-time.
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New sculpture at Strathclyde Country Park celebrates childhood fun
New sculpture at Strathclyde Country Park celebrates childhood fun
A new wooden sculpture celebrating the fun of childhood is now on display at Strathclyde Country Park. The figure, which shows a girl doing a handstand is intended to capture the feeling of being young and carefree. It was created by chainsaw...
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Biggar restaurant owner recognised at Scottish tourism awards
Biggar restaurant owner recognised at Scottish tourism awards
The owner of one of Lanarkshire’s most popular Indian restaurants has been named as this year’s ‘Tourism and Hospitality Hero’ at the Scottish Thistle Awards’ regional ceremony.
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Avoid the winter weather in Lanarkshire
Avoid the winter weather in Lanarkshire
To get the most out of your Christmas trip to Lanarkshire, we have selected some of the area’s top attractions which don’t require you to brace the cold winter weather.
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