Visit Lanarkshire Blog

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 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
Scotland’s biggest book festival is coming to Lanarkshire.
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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
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!
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
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
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
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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Winter Walks in Lanarkshire
There is no better way to escape the hustle and bustle of the festive season than with a gentle stroll through Lanarkshire’s beautiful countryside.
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Put Lanarkshire on your Christmas list this winter
It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas and we’re helping visitors of all ages to get into the festive spirit. From a Christmas carnival, to movie screenings of festive classics and craft making workshops, this calendar of events is sure to...
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Book Week Scotland
Lanarkshire’s libraries are preparing to get fully booked up as Scotland’s largest book festival approaches. The week-long event, which commences on Monday 21 November 2016, will see a number of well-known authors descend on Lanarkshire to talk about all things literary. John...
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