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!)

Baron's Haugh

Baron's Haugh

Community nature reserve on the edge of Motherwell, North Lanarkshire.
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Beauty and the Beast (1)

Beauty and the Beast (1)

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre
Pantomime about the tale as old as time.
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Beauty and the Beast (2)

Beauty and the Beast (2)

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre
Pantomime based on the tale as old as time.
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Bedlam Paintball

Bedlam Paintball

A purpose-built facility near Cumbernauld - only 20 minutes from Glasgow and easily accessible from the M8 and the M80
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Bellshill Golf Club

Bellshill Golf Club

Enjoy a days out golfing in the heart of Lanarkshire overlooking Strathclyde Park.
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Beyond the Barricade

Beyond the Barricade

Lanark Memorial Hall
A selection of the best-loved songs from new and classic West End shows like *The Phantom of the Opera*, *Mamma Mia*, *The Lion King* and *Les Miserables*.
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Big Band Tea Dance

Big Band Tea Dance

Lanark Memorial Hall
That Swing Sensation's Big Tea Dance Band bring an afternoon of dancing or just enjoying the music.
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Big Goldilocks and the Three Bears Plus . . .

Big Goldilocks and the Three Bears Plus . . .

East Kilbride Arts Centre
A very non-traditional kids' show, loosely, but not entirely, based on *Goldilocks and the Three Bears*. Audience interaction is encouraged. Ages 4--9.
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Biggar Adventure Ltd

Biggar Adventure Ltd

Whatever you want to do, its sure to be a Biggar Adventure!
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Biggar Albion Archive

Biggar Albion Archive

The Albion Club and The Albion Archive and is based in Biggar, where Thomas Blackwood Murray (co-founder of Albion) built and tested the first Albion car.
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Biggar and Upper Clydesdale Museum

Biggar and Upper Clydesdale Museum

New purpose built, fully accessible museum on the High Street in the centre of Biggar. VisitScotland 5 star rating.
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Biggar Gasworks

Biggar Gasworks

Biggar Gasworks Museum is an industrial time capsule, preserving the buildings and machinery that were used to make coal gas for the town and surrounding district for over 130 years.
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