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!)

Kypeside Fishery

Kypeside Fishery

The Kypeside fishery boast a healthy stock of a variety of fish including Rainbows, Browns, Tigers, Golds and other Hybrids.
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Ladbrokes Lanark Silver Bell Racenight

Hamilton Park Racecourse
Last Friday evening race of the season, followed by a set by DJ George Bowie.
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Lanark Christmas Ceilidh

Lanark Memorial Hall
Friday 13 December **Lanark Christmas Ceilidh** Lanark Memorial Hall welcomes the Clyde Valley Ceilidh Band for an evening of foot stomping tunes and Christmas ceilidhing. Band-leader/accordionist Allan Smith has put together a great programme of dances but, don’t worry if you don’t...
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Lanark Golf Club

Lanark Golf Club

Lanark Golf Club is one of the oldest clubs in the world. There are 2 moorland courses, 9 hole and 18 hole, with beautiful views of the Clyde Valley.
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Lanark Loch

Lanark Loch

Lanark Loch is an ideal fun day out for all the family, there are a selection of activities to keep everyone entertained. Through the summer months you can enjoy the loch side grass areas to relax while the children play within the...
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Lanark Memorial Hall

Lanark Memorial Hall

Lanark Memorial Hall has undergone a £5.3 million refurbishment with the support of the National Lottery Heritage fund and Historic Scotland and is now a multipurpose community facility.
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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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