Spring has Sprung

Whats that bright yellow thing in the sky? Its the sun! We are really glad to see it again, shining over Lanarkshire. If you need some inspiration for things to do, why not try one of our itineraries, or one of the walks suggested below.

Antonine Wall

It’s been around since 142AD and you can still see the remains of this fortress which was the northernmost frontier of the Roman Empire. One of the six world heritage sites in Scotland and an off the beaten track destination. Click here for walking route details. 

Bothwell Castle

Head for the beautiful ruin of Bothwell Castle, managed by Historic Environment Scotland and you can access the Clyde Walkway. This route follows the river Clyde from Partick in Glasgow to New Lanark World heritage site (another one!) You can walk for as long as you like and you can't get lost following the river. Click here for walking route details. (Cambuslang Bridge to Strathclyde Country Park section).

Cuningar Loop

This new park in Rutherglen has transformed 15 hectares of derelict land into a city park with sculptures, bouldering and woodland trails. A legacy project of the 2014 Commonwealth games, you can follow the park through to the new pedestrian and cycle bridge to the Athletes village residential area.  

Don't stop there!

When you have done all these walks, use our search tool (above) to find more things to see and do in Lanarkshire. Spend less time in the car travelling and more time on foot.

Antonine Wall

Antonine Wall

The Antonine Wall in one of the six UNESCO world heritage sites in Scotland.
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Bothwell Castle

Bothwell Castle

Bothwell Castle is the largest and finest 13th century stone castle in Scotland. In a beautiful setting overlooking the River Clyde. One of the outstanding monuments of medieval Scotland.
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Cuningar Loop

Cuningar Loop

Cuningar Loop is an exciting new woodland park in Rutherglen, near the east end of Glasgow. 15 hectares of derelict land - the size of 15 football pitches - has been transformed into a greenspace for local people and visitors to enjoy.
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A Chorus Of Disapproval

Cumbernauld Theatre
A Chorus of Disapproval by Alan Ayckbourn Alan Ayckbourn’s comic masterpiece is brought to life by Cumbernauld’s very own amateur drama group, The Peoples Company. The story follows a young widower, Guy Jones, as he joins an amateur operatic society that is...
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A Comedy of Errors (Folksy Theatre Company)

Bothwell Castle
Folksy Theatre Company bring to life the Bard's classic farce in the beautiful surroundings of Bothwell Castle. Tickets available online at historicenvironment.scot/events Adult - £12.00 Child - £10.00 (5-15yrs) Under 5’s free Concession - £11.00 (60+yrs) Family (2Adults/2Children) - £40.00 10% discount...
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A Game of Two Halves

A Game of Two Halves

Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life
Photography exhibition that portrays the history of the Albion Rovers Football Club and their fans, in celebration of the club's 100th anniversary.
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A night with Ian Durrant

Crown Bar
Join us here at the Crown for a night with Ian durrant - A true gers legend!
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A Second Evening With James Grant At The Biggar Corn Exchange

Biggar Corn Exchange
Doors open 7pm. Ample parking in front of Corn Exchange and in surrounding area.
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A Tale Etched in Blood and Hard Black Pencil

A Tale Etched in Blood and Hard Black Pencil

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre
Black comedy based on the Christopher Brookmyre novel.
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Adult All Ability Dance and Movement Class

Adult All Ability Dance and Movement Class

Charlotte Toal Centre
Opportunity for adults with additional support needs to learn some dance moves.
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Adult Ceramics Classes

Adult Ceramics Classes

Pather Artworks
Relaxed and informal ceramics classes for both beginning and experienced potters.
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Adult Drawing and Painting Classes

Adult Drawing and Painting Classes

Airdrie Town Hall
Drawing and painting classes for adults, suitable for both beginners and more advanced artists. All materials included.
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Adults Studio Ceramics Classes

Adults Studio Ceramics Classes

Pather Artworks
Ceramics class open to adults of all abilities.
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Airdrie and District Angling Club

Airdrie and District Angling Club

Hillend Loch in Airdrie is an attractive and mature reservoir well stocked with both brown and rainbow trout. Both bank fishing and boat fishing are permitted.
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Airdrie Central Park

Airdrie Central Park

With a play area for younger and older children and plenty of space for both families and friends looking for a relaxing day out.
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