Forget Winter - Summer is Coming!

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!)

Biggar Gasworks

Biggar Gasworks

Biggar Gasworks Museum is an industrial time capsule, preserving the buildings and machinery that were used to make coal gas for the town and surrounding district for over 130 years.
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Biggar Little Festival

Various Venues
The name is something of a red herring as this small Lanarkshire festival is really punching above its weight with a large programme of varied arts events put on by different community groups and local businesses, plus a couple of big name...
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Biggar Public Park

Beautifully presented local park in Lanarkshire ideal for a fun family day out.
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Biggar Puppet Theatre

Biggar Puppet Theatre

A visit to the Biggar Puppet Theatre, a victorian style puppet theatre is a great day out for all the family.
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Biggar Science Festival

Biggar Science Festival

Various Venues
Science festival featuring shows, exhibits, demonstrations and speakers.
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Birthday Mini Mirror

East Kilbride Arts Centre
Create a mirror at this workshop and make a birthday card to celebrate East Kilbride Art Centre's 25th birthday.
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Boogie Nights 70's: Festive Party Night

Tinto Hotel
Disco night playing the hits of the 70s.
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Bookbug

Bookbug

North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre
Rhythm, song and rhyme workshops for children under 4 years old.
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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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Bothwell Castle Golf Club

Flat 18 hole Scottish parkland golf course located near to the historic attraction of Bothwell castle.
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Broadlees Golf

Broadlees Golf

Enjoy a day of golf on Broadlees high quality driving range and 9 hole golf course.
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Broadwood BMX track

Broadwood BMX track

Championship level BMX track at Broadwood stadium
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