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!)

Dobbies Garden Centre

Dobbies Garden Centre

Have a wander and you’ll find delightful plants and shrubs plus thoughtful gifts galore. And of course, a trip wouldn’t be complete without stopping in at the restaurant.
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Dollan Aqua Centre

Dollan Aqua Centre

In addition to being a first class leisure facility, the Dollan Aqua Centre in East Kilbride, Lanarkshire is also renowned for its striking architecture.
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Doors Open Day

North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre
Tours, talks and activities as the centre throws open its doors to all.
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Doors Open Day (1)

Doors Open Day (1)

Doors Open day is Scotland's largest free festival celebrating heritage and the built environment.
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Douglas Water Golf Club

Douglas Water Golf Club

Douglas Water Golf Club is an attractive 9 hole course on a hill above Douglas Water.
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Dr Hook

Dr Hook

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre
Dennis Locorriere brings his incarnation of Dr Hook to town.
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Dr Hook 50th Anniversary Tour

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre
Synergy Concerts Present DR HOOK - 50th Anniversary Tour 9th November 2019 Doors 7pm Tickets on sale Thursday 31st May at 9am £71.50 and £46.75 - includes b/fee Over 14's - Under 16's accompanied by adult
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'Dress to Impress' From Functional To Fabulous.

'Dress to Impress' From Functional To Fabulous.

Biggar and Upper Clydesdale Museum
An exhibition showcasing 19th and 20th Century outfits and accessories from the Museums Costume collection. A collaboration with Biggar Little Festival of the Arts.
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Drumpellier Angling Club

Drumpellier Angling Club

The Lochend Loch is set in the beautiful Drumpellier Country Park. Membership and season tickets are available from Drumpellier Angling Club.
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Drumpellier Country Park

Drumpellier Country Park

Take a walk round the park and peace garden then relax in the 4 star visitor centre and cafe located at the Coatbridge entrance of the park.
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Drumpellier Golf Club

Drumpellier Golf Club

Enjoy a round of golf at one of Lanarkshire's most popular golf courses.
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Dullatur Golf Club

Dullatur Golf Club

Overlooking the Kilsyth Hills and Campsie Fells, Dullatur Golf club has two 18 hole courses as well as a range of facilities.
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