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VisitLanarkshire joins The Big Stampede
VisitLanarkshire joins The Big Stampede
We are leading the charge to raise funds for Glasgow Children’s Hospitality Charity by supporting The Big Stampede.
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The Time Capsule makes a splash with VisitScotland
The Time Capsule makes a splash with VisitScotland
Lanarkshire’s premier leisure facility, the Time Capsule has made a splash with VisitScotland officials as it has been awarded four-star visitor attraction status.
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Nominate your favourite Lanarkshire tourism business
Nominate your favourite Lanarkshire tourism business
VisitLanarkshire is sponsoring The John Brinkins Award for Excellence in Tourism Award at the Lanarkshire Business Excellence Awards 2017.
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Hear Elton John sing Your Song in Lanarkshire
Hear Elton John sing Your Song in Lanarkshire
International superstar Sir Elton John will be stopping off in Lanarkshire as part of his Wonderful Crazy Night tour.
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History of Chatelherault remembered
History of Chatelherault remembered
From Mary Queen of Scots’ escape to Cadzow Castle, to the rise and fall of the Hamilton family, discover the story of one of Lanarkshire’s most popular attractions.
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Midge biting season
Midge biting season
Scottish battle tips for the biting season: How to defend against the Highland midge.
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Things to do this Summer in Lanarkshire
Things to do this Summer in Lanarkshire
Visitors should prepare for lift-off as the International Hot Air Balloon Festival is returning to John Hastie Park Strathaven on the 26 – 28 August for an impressive 17th year. The event which is the only one of its kind in Scotland...
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Glasvegas headline new music festival in Lanarkshire
Glasvegas headline new music festival in Lanarkshire
Hamilton Park Racecourse has announced details of its first ever Music Festival Racenight and will bring to the stage Scottish Indie rockers Glasvegas for one night only in the grand finale of its Jordan Electrics Super Saturdays series.
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New Lanark Building Celebrates 200th Birthday
New Lanark Building Celebrates 200th Birthday
One of Lanarkshire’s oldest and most popular visitor attractions, New Lanark World Heritage Site, is breaking out the birthday cake as one of its main houses is celebrating its 200th year.
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Step to it - Best Spring Walks in Lanarkshire
Step to it - Best Spring Walks in Lanarkshire
As we wave goodbye to the wintery Scottish weather, why not brighten up your weekend with a walk around the beautiful Lanarkshire countryside. With miles of picturesque routes and even a couple of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, there are few better places...
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10 must-do’s in Lanarkshire
10 must-do’s in Lanarkshire
Lanarkshire offers a wealth of places to visit and things to do. Lanarkshire is rich in the variety of heritage, nature, landscapes and unique experiences on offer. It is the place to be, whether you're looking for adventure, family fun, or simply...
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Young at Heart Festival
Young at Heart Festival
South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture’s Art Development team are inviting all those over 50 to embrace their youth with the annual Young at Heart Festival.
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