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The eagle has landed
Lanarkshire has a new resident, a 21 year Golden Eagle named Brunhilde
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Car free tourism in Lanarkshire
Car free tourism in Lanarkshire
Visiting some of Lanarkshire’s top visitor attractions without the need of a car to get around is easy thanks to a network of rail links.
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Grab your outdoor gear for a walking weekend extravaganza
Grab your outdoor gear for a walking weekend extravaganza
Ramblers Scotland is marking its 50th anniversary by encouraging everyone across the country to join in the celebrations by getting out into the great outdoors to enjoy Scotland’s natural beauty.
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Carbage mania drives into Lanarkshire
Carbage mania drives into Lanarkshire
The Carbage Run is coming to Lanarkshire on Thursday 9 July where car enthusiasts from all over Europe will make a stop at M&Ds Theme Park as part of an annual car race, much like the Gumball Rally.
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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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