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 theĀ 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!)

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Airdrie Observatory

Airdrie Observatory

One of only four observatories operating in the UK. Airdrie Observatory is of historical and scientific interest for adults and children alike.
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Antonine Wall

Antonine Wall

The Antonine Wall in one of the six UNESCO world heritage sites in Scotland.
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Aquatec

Aquatec

Tropical leisure pool in the heart of Motherwell.
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Auchinstarry Marina

Auchinstarry Marina

On the banks of the Forth & Clyde Canal between the historic mining towns of Kilsyth and Croy lies British Waterways, Scottish flagship destination, Auchinstarry Marina.
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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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Biggar Puppet Theatre

Biggar Puppet Theatre

A visit to the Biggar Puppet Theatre, a victorian style puppet theatre is a great day out for all the family.
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Bothwell Castle

Bothwell Castle

Bothwell Castle is the largest and finest 13th century stone castle in Scotland. In a beautiful setting overlooking the River Clyde. One of the outstanding monuments of medieval Scotland.
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Broadlees Golf

Broadlees Golf

Enjoy a day of golf on Broadlees high quality driving range and 9 hole golf course.
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Broadwood BMX track

Broadwood BMX track

Championship level BMX track at Broadwood stadium
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Café Ceramico

Café Ceramico

Café Ceramico is a 3 Star visitor attraction based in East Kilbride which aims to provide a fun, creative environment for ceramic painting.
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