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!)

Lanark Museum

Lanark Museum

Whilst in Lanark why not pay a visit to Lanark Museum.
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Lanark Racecourse

Lanark Racecourse

Lanark Racecourse was a Scottish horse racing venue, situated in Lanark reportedly founded by King William the Lion of Scotland (1165-1214)
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Lanarkshire Wedding Exhibition

Lanarkshire Wedding Exhibition

Hamilton Park Racecourse
Hamilton Park Racecourse hosts this wedding show, showcasing the best designer outfits.
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Langlands Golf Club

Langlands Golf Club

Langlands is a municipal moorland 18 hole course which is now one of the most popular municipal courses in the Greater Glasgow area.
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Larkhall Golf Club

Larkhall Golf Club

Larkhall is a 9 hole course with a great reputation for year round playability.
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Lasertag

A state-of-the-art team game using infra-red light called laser tag equipment
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Leadhills & Wanlockhead Railway

Leadhills & Wanlockhead Railway

Wanlockhead is the highest village in Scotland and the location of Britain's highest adhesion railway!
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Leadhills Golf Club

Leadhills Golf Club

Leadhills Golf Course in Lanarkshire is the highest course in Scotland at 1500 ft above sea level.
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Leadhills Miners Library

Leadhills Miners Library

Leadhills has a unique place in British history as home of the oldest subscription library in the British Isles. Founded in 1741 this library has a fascinating collection of books.
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Leadhills Museum

Leadhills Museum

Hidden Treasures, Museum of Lead Mining, is a Visit Scotland 4 Star Visitor Attraction set in the picturesque village of Wanlockhead
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Leading Edge Aviation

Leading Edge Aviation

Enjoy seeing Scotland from the air! Leading Edge brings a friendly and professional approach to flying from its base in Cumbernauld.
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Learn How to Read Old Handwriting Workshop

Learn How to Read Old Handwriting Workshop

North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre
Workshop that teaches participants how to read old handwriting.
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