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!)

Inn on the Loch

Inn on the Loch

Situated on the tranquil banks of Lanark Loch, The Inn on the Loch is a great way to spend an afternoon or evening with great views over the loch and adjacent golf course.
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Intermediate - Youth Theatre (Age 11-14)

Cumbernauld Theatre
**Intermediate** (11-14 year olds)** ** Our older participants will use more advanced techniques and detailed activities to structure, create and develop their own understanding. This may involve using text, movement sequences or devising from a stimulus to share work with their peers...
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Into The Groove

Into The Groove

Lanark Memorial Hall
Are you ready to strike a pose? Join us to celebrate the incredible 35-year career of the best-selling female artist of all time. This dazzling and colourful production features all of Madonna’s greatest hits such as Holiday, Like a Prayer, Papa Don’t...
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Isla Grant

Isla Grant

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre
Scottish-born singer who has achieved major success in Ireland with her take on traditional folk.
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Jackie and the Baked Bean Stock

Jackie and the Baked Bean Stock

Lanark Memorial Hall
A Scottish twist on the Jack and the Beanstalk story.
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James Grant

James Grant

Biggar Corn Exchange
Ex-Love and Money man ploughs a folkier furrow with his solo career.
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James Grant At The Biggar Corn Exchange

Biggar Corn Exchange
Doors open 7pm. Ample parking in front of Corn Exchange and in surrounding area.
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James Hamilton Heritage Park

James Hamilton Heritage Park

James Hamilton Heritage Park is a 4 Star activity centre based in East Kilbride
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Janey Godley: Beyond The Fringe

Janey Godley: Beyond The Fringe

East Kilbride Village Theatre
The Queen of Scottish Comedy heads out on tour.
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Jasmine Holt

Jasmine Holt

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre
Exhibition of illustrations by artist and CultureNL art tutor Jasmine Holt.
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Jesus Christ Superstar

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre
Jesus Christ Superstar tells the story of Jesus in the final days leading up to his crucifixion. A rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, the musical has no spoken dialogue and is sometimes considered a modern rock-opera. Loosely based...
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Jesus Christ Superstar (1)

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre
Jesus Christ Superstar tells the story of Jesus in the final days leading up to his crucifixion. A rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, the musical has no spoken dialogue and is sometimes considered a modern rock-opera. Loosely based...
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