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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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The top five dog-friendly walking routes in Lanarkshire

The top five dog-friendly walking routes in Lanarkshire

We’ve picked out some of the area’s top dog-friendly walking routes, guaranteed to get those tails wagging.
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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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Put Lanarkshire on your Christmas list this winter

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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