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!)

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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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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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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