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Woolly Weekend at Museum of Rural Life
Woolly Weekend at Museum of Rural Life
Visitors can watch sheep shearing demonstrations, enjoy woolly craft activities and have a go at spinning, felting and knitting as well as the chance to get up close to the resident Alpacas and Clydesdale horses
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These boots are made for walkin’…
These boots are made for walkin’…
Spring is well and truly in full swing in Lanarkshire, and the Clyde and Avon Landscape Valley Partnership CALVP have some great walks coming up to make the most of the weather.
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Cycling in Lanarkshire 2015
Cycling in Lanarkshire 2015
If you love cycling, you’ll love cycling in Lanarkshire. In this selection of bike routes for 2015 you’ll discover that cycling in Lanarkshire is definitely going places.
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Lanarkshire has a spring in it's step
Lanarkshire has a spring in it's step
Spring has sprung as VisitLanarkshire officially launch their latest calendar of events to mark the changing of the season.
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Did you know...
Did you know...
Lanarkshire has many worldwide claims to fame, firsts and quirky facts for you to discover. Here are our top ten to get you started.
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New Lanark marks WW1 centenary with new exhibition
New Lanark marks WW1 centenary with new exhibition
New Lanark World Heritage Site will commemorate those involved with a new exhibition titled Personal Experiences of War: New Lanark & The First World War.
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New Lanark World Heritage Site welcomes the Great Tapestry of Scotland
New Lanark World Heritage Site welcomes the Great Tapestry of Scotland
UNESCO World Heritage Site, New Lanark is the destination of choice to display the Great Tapestry of Scotland in autumn 2014.
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Top tourism award for Lanarkshire Hotel
Top tourism award for Lanarkshire Hotel
VisitLanarkshire has won a top accolade for Partnership in Tourism in the prestigious Scottish Thistle Awards, widely regarded as the Oscars of the tourism industry.
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It’s all ghoul in Lanarkshire this Halloween!
It’s all ghoul in Lanarkshire this Halloween!
From family film screenings to scary underground cave tours; craft activities to treasure hunts, Halloween is set to be spookier than ever in Lanarkshire this year.
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Doors Open Day across Lanarkshire
Heritage sites across Lanarkshire are throwing open their doors this weekend for Doors Open Day 2013. For two days only, members of the public can get special access to a number of exclusive sites.
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Lanarkshire – Exceeding Visitor Expectations
Lanarkshire – Exceeding Visitor Expectations
A recent survey has shown that Lanarkshire visitors really do love it, with many finding that there is more to the area than they first thought.
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Strathclyde Country Park gears up for Commonwealth Games
Strathclyde Country Park in Motherwell is set to take a starring role in the Commonwealth Games with preparations underway for the Glasgow 2014 triathlon.
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