Lanarkshire offers a wealth of places to visit and things to do. As well as beautiful scenery offering a world of choice for walkers, cyclists and other outdoor enthusiasts, Lanarkshire is rich in its variety and quality of visitor attractions.

Our town centres range from small market towns with many buildings of historic interest to modern centres where you can access a full range of shops and services.

Two of the six UNESCO world heritage sites in Scotland are located in Lanarkshire, New Lanark and the Antonine Wall.

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Lesmahagow
Lesmahagow sits on high ground in rural Lanarkshire, with scenic views over the Clyde Valley.
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Motherwell
Motherwell
Motherwell is the home of Strathclyde Country Park which is just one part of the town’s excellent range of leisure facilities.
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Muirhead
Muirhead is a small rural community situated between Glasgow and Cumbernauld. Enjoy a peaceful stay, play golf, and/or go horseriding.
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New Lanark
New Lanark
World famous visitor attraction, and UNESCO world heritage site, this unique 18th century cotton mill village by the stunning Falls of Clyde, has been carefully restored as a living community and multi award winning visitor centre.
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North Lanarkshire Heritage and Geneaology
North Lanarkshire Heritage and Geneaology
Would you like to know more about where you came from? Trace your roots in North Lanarkshire and walk in the footsteps of your ancestors.
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Plan Your Play Days
Plan Your Play Days
Lanarkshire is the perfect playground if you are looking for a fun day out with activities to keep your adrenalin pumping and everyone entertained. So, less travel time, more time for fun. Plan your great days out.
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Rutherglen
Rutherglen
From shopping to the arts, sitting on the south bank of the Clyde, Rutherglen has a lot to offer visitors.
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Shotts
Shotts
The village of Shotts offers the opportunity to get off the beaten track.
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Shotts Heritage Centre
Shotts Heritage Centre
Explore the history of the town of Shotts, North Lanarkshire from the 17th century to the present day.
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South Lanarkshire Heritage and Genealogy
South Lanarkshire Heritage and Genealogy
Genealogy has never been more popular - it is one of the world’s fastest growing hobbies. Tracing your family history is a journey of discovery.
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Stonehouse
Stonehouse is situated on the River Avon in the heart of rural Lanarkshire, an area of natural beauty and historical interest.
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Strathaven
Strathaven
Strathaven is home to Scotland’s only annual Hot Air Balloon Festival, with everything from the castle and its 'white lady' ghost to the park and its famous Wee Train.
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