Summer in Lanarkshire

Are you thinking of things to do this summer? Think of picnics on the grass, getting the family out of the house and long summer nights strolling in the slowly fading light...Here are some suggestions for the best places for the most Summery of activities.

Calderglen Country PArk

Catch up with your favourite animals in the zoo, mine are the sleepy Fennec Fox and the busy ants marching over your head on the rope bridge, don't worry they hardly ever fall on your head! Relax by the flowing Calder with its ancient trees and attractive waterfalls.

Summerlee - the museum of scottish industrial life

Its summer so why not Summerlee? As well as the indoor attraction, you can explore the large site with its play area, canal side walkway and recreated miners cottages.

little sparta - a garden of magical surprises

Possibly the most important garden in Britain, one of Lanarkshire's best kept secrets. Created by the artist and poet Ian Hamilton Finlay, discover the artworks among the plants and ponds and dream away the afternoon.

then what?

When you have been to all these places 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 in the sun, (hopefully!)

Clarkston Angling Club

Clarkston Angling Club

Clarkston Angling Club are based at the Lilly Loch - a Rainbow and Brown Trout fishery and is located at Hillend near Airdrie.
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Cloudbusters

Cloudbusters

Cloudbusters offers visitors the opportunity to try the sport of paragliding and paramotoring.
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Clybourne Park

Clybourne Park

Lanark Memorial Hall
Rapture Theatre is proud to present an exciting new production of this critically acclaimed modern American classic. Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best Play, Clybourne Park is a razor-sharp satire about the politics...
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Coatbridge Fringe Preview Comedy Night

The Clubhouse Drumpellier
Catch previews of comedians' shows before they head off to the Edinburgh Fringe.
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Coatbridge Golf Club

Coatbridge Golf Club

Municipal Golf 18 hole course and driving range adjacent to Drumpellier Country Park.
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Colin Scougall: Christmas Cabaret and Dance

Airdrie Town Hall
Kick off your Christmas celebrations with a festive cabaret show starring Coatbridge’s own singing legend, Colin Scougall and his special guests. Then dust off your dancing shoes in Act II as Colin takes to the stage with his amazing dance band, Col...
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Colin Scougall: The Great Crooners

Rutherglen Town Hall
Scotland’s King Of Easy Listening, Colin Scougall, is touring Scotland with a brand new show full of classic songs made famous by the great crooners of the 20th century. The Glasgow born singer, who takes his craft seriously but not himself, will...
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Colzium Lennox Estate

Colzium Lennox Estate

The idyllic Colzium Lennox Estate surrounds the historic Colzium House in Kilsyth.
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Comedy Night

East Kilbride Sports Club
Monthly comedy evening featuring a mixed line-up of comedians.
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Cornhill Castle Hotel

Cornhill Castle Hotel

Cornhill Castle Hotel is one of Scotland's more unusual mansion houses with 2 restaurants the Bistro and the Jade.
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Counterfeit Sixties Show

Counterfeit Sixties Show

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre
A nostalgic night of 60s music, interspersed with video clips from the era. The band performs songs by The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Monkees and many more.
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Craig Hill: Bottoms Up!

Craig Hill: Bottoms Up!

Rutherglen Town Hall
If you’re a gin, he’s a tonic! ‘Hilarious… delightfully fizzy tone and sharp observational jokes… definite highlight of this year’s festival… Brilliant!’ (Daily Record) Join Craig as he pops his cork to toast his 21st show at the fringe - this is...
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