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!)

Magical Mozart by Candlelight

Magical Mozart by Candlelight

Lanark Memorial Hall
The European Baroque Ensemble perform some of the composer's most memorable pieces.
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Magiscroft Fishery

Magiscroft Fishery

With seven waters and a huge variety of fish Magiscroft has lots of choice. The fishery promotes a great family atmosphere and the Picnic & Play Area is perfect for family days out.
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Mamie

East Kilbride Arts Centre
**Mamie** Rutherglen Town Hall Thursday 24 October 2019 East Kilbride Arts Centre Friday 25 October 2019 Time: 7.30pm Tickets: £12.50 / £10.50 (concession) Mamie tells the story of Margaret McClure a single mother, good neighbour, friend and backstreet abortionist. Audiences will be...
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May Miller . . . Marvellous Too

East Kilbride Arts Centre
**May Miller...Marvellous Too** Tuesday 22 - Thursday 24 October 2019 / 8.00pm £14.00 After May Miller….. Marvellous she’s ready to take you through the next 20 years! The lass from the Gorbals is back with her hilarious 2nd one woman show. A...
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Mermaid Stories And Activities

Waterstones
Mermaid stories and activities
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Microlight Scotland

Microlight Scotland

Microlight Scotland runs one-hour Microlight flight experiences that offer a bird’s eye view of all the major landmarks in the area such as Bothwell Castle and New Lanark.
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Milkshake Live: Milkshake Monkey's Musical

Milkshake Live: Milkshake Monkey's Musical

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre
Milkshake Monkey can’t wait to put on a spectacular new musical for you all! But when stage fright hits, his favourite Milkshake friends come to help, creating the most dazzling show you have ever seen! With great Milkshake friends, anything is possible....
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Mindfulness Yoga Meditation

The Town House
Mindfulness and meditation workshops, with yoga sequences to strengthen the body and improve mental health.
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Mondo

Launched in July 2012, Mondo is a multi purpose hotel, bar and restaurant in Coatbridge with a menu fusing old fashioned crowd-pleasers with contemporary styles and favourites.
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Mother Goose

East Kilbride Village Theatre
It’s panto time again. Oh yes it is! Will Mother Goose and her family stop the evil Squire Creep from throwing her off her farm? Will he steal Priscilla, the goose that lays the golden eggs! Whose magic will be stronger-the Fairy...
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Motherwell Concert Hall

Motherwell Concert Hall

Opened in 1970, Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre has played host to numerous theatrical shows, national performing companies, works’ dances and national icons from Paul Weller to Bob the Builder.
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Motherwell Football Club

Motherwell Football Club

Fir Park has been Motherwell’s home for over 100 years. The club moved to the ground in 1895, having previously played at Dalziel Park.
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