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!)

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Charity Garden Opening - Wellbutts (1)

Wellbutts
We started our croft garden 19 years ago on an exposed hill site of approximately two acres at an altitude of 960 feet. Our priority then was hedging, shrub and tree planting, keeping open views but creating windbreaks for herbaceous gardens, spring...
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Chatelherault Country Park

Chatelherault Country Park

Chatelherault was built in 1732 as the hunting lodge and summer house for the Duke of Hamilton. Designed by the famous Scottish Architect William Adam, Chatelherault now serves as a magnificent gateway to a beautiful Country Park.
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Chic Friday Presents Gerry Cinnamon Tribute

30s & Sugar
Chic Friday presents the ultimate club tribute night to Gerry Cinnamon
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Children's Activities in the Gallery

Children's Activities in the Gallery

North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre
Saturday craft activities for over 5s.
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Chris Henry: Around the World in 80 Dates

Chris Henry: Around the World in 80 Dates

The Town House
Stand-up show based on the Scottish comedian's global search for love.
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Christmas Crooners

Christmas Crooners

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre
Christmas tunes with a Rat Pack flavour in the style of Andy Williams' Christmas Shows, featuring a host of festive favourites.
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Christmas Fair

National Museum of Rural Life
Celebrate the festive season on the farm with traditional crafts and games, festive music and storytelling, Christmas gift stalls and Santa of course!
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Christmas Party Night

The Town House
Welcome to the best Christmas Party night in town - now in its 10th successful year! Don’t miss out on Hamilton’s premier party night, offering you a delicious four-course meal, welcome drink and amazing entertainment from our house DJ and Big Vern...
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Cinderella

Cinderella

Cumbernauld Theatre
Cumbernauld Theatre Company presents the much-loved panto tale of Cinders, her wicked stepsisters and her search for Prince Charming.
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Cinderella (1)

Cinderella (1)

Cumbernauld Theatre
The Biggest and Best is Back for Christmas 2019! Cumbernauld Theatre presents the biggest and best story of them all for Christmas 2019, the magical story of Cinderella. First seen in 2006, this production sees Cinderella cast away into a magical forest...
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Cinderella (2)

East Kilbride Arts Centre
Studio 32 and East Kilbride Arts Centre present **Cinderella** Wednesday 4 December - Sunday 8 December 2019 Wednesday 11 December - Sunday 15 December 2019 Wednesday 18 December - Sunday 22 December 2019 Wednesday to Friday - 7.30pm Saturday - 11.30am, 3.00pm...
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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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