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!)

Dumbreck Marsh

Dumbreck Marsh

Discover Dumbreck Marsh Local Nature Reserve, near Kilsyth. The perfect spot for a walk through the ponds and grasslands and to look for some wildlife.
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East Kilbride Angling Club

East Kilbride Angling Club

The East Kilbride Angling Club has been in existence since 1961, fishing the River Calder which flows through the beautiful Calderglen Country Park.
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East Kilbride Arts Centre

East Kilbride Arts Centre

The Arts centre was established in 1994 as East Kilbride's artistic hub. The building contains a studio theatre, a gallery space and a cafe and hosts many events and exhibitions.
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East Kilbride Golf Club

East Kilbride Golf Club

With its 18 holes East Kilbride is an interesting course with variable topography and some testing greens.
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EK, East Kilbride

EK, East Kilbride

EK, East Kilbride has over 180 of the most exciting retail, leisure and catering outlets within its mile of malls, in an undercover shopping centre, open 7 days of the week.
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East Kilbride Village Theatre

East Kilbride Village Theatre

East Kilbride Village Theatre is situated in East Kilbride. The varied programme of shows caters for a wide range of tastes.
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Eddi Reader

Eddi Reader

Lanark Memorial Hall
The popular folk pop chanteuse, known for her work with Fairground Attraction and often called upon to add her voice to other people's records tours her latest album *Vagabond*.
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Eden Leisure Village

Eden Leisure Village

Eden Leisure Village offers off-road karting, zorbing, archery, mini highland games, nerf wars and more...
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EGG

Cumbernauld Theatre
Egg is at once a beautiful aerial theatre show and an autobiographical tale about a young woman who gave her eggs. With live music and mesmirising aerial choreography Egg explores the physical distortion and discomfort of the effects of hormones on the...
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Evermair Vocal Quartet

New Lanark World Heritage Site
The vocal quartet sing songs in Scots and Gaelic.
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Father Christmas in Summerlee

Father Christmas in Summerlee

Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life
Christmas activities for children, such as breakfast with Santa, parties and Father Christmas visits.
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Festival of Remembrance

Festival of Remembrance

The Town House
Sunday 03 November 2019 **Festival of Remembrance** Armed Forces personnel, cadets, religious leaders, schools, musicians and local politicians from across Lanarkshire will come together in remembrance at this annual festival. The first half of the programme will showcase the talent of our...
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