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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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Have some five star fun in Lanarkshire

Have some five star fun in Lanarkshire

From an 18th century stately home, to a go karting track and a 1950s working farm; Lanarkshires range of VisitScotland accredited attractions guarantee some five star fun!
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East Kilbride Arts Centre unveils spring programme

East Kilbride Arts Centre unveils spring programme

The local Arts Centre has unveiled its exciting new programme which runs from January to–April and will see Scottish former pop idol star Michelle McManus and former Heart radio presenter Cat Harvey take to the stage.
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Heart throb Mark Wright returns to Lanarkshire

Heart throb Mark Wright returns to Lanarkshire

Hamilton Park Racecourse has announced that TOWIE heartthrob Mark Wright is returning to headline their show-stopping Ladies’ Night event, which last year attracted 10,000 racegoers in 2015.
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Uncover hidden stories with the CAVLP

Uncover hidden stories with the CAVLP

Clyde and Avon Valley Landscape Partnership (CAVLP) are launching an ambitious new archaeological project to uncover hidden stories in Lanarkshire - starting with Hoolet Row - and are looking volunteers.
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Jingle all the way to Lanarkshire this winter

Jingle all the way to Lanarkshire this winter

Jingle all the way to Lanarkshire this winter, from Christmas markets, pantos and a trip to Santa’s grotto - there is something for everyone this festive season.
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There has been significant increase in accommodation in Lanarkshire

There has been significant increase in accommodation in Lanarkshire

New findings show that there has been a significant increase in accommodation provision for visitors to Lanarkshire, with the number of beds available now nearly 8,000.
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Capture the history of Lanarkshire

Capture the history of Lanarkshire

Free archaeology training at Baron Haugh's Nature Reserve, Motherwell.
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Race down to Scotkart Cambuslang for some family fun this autumn

Race down to Scotkart Cambuslang for some family fun this autumn

What's on at Scotkart and Combat City this Autumn
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