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Days Out in Lanarkshire

You don't have to go far to enjoy a change of scenery, thanks to the variety of options on offer locally. Have a look through these options for ideas that'll thrill the whole family.

Adventure Planet

2 Old Quarry Road, Cumbernauld G68 9NB

Adventure Planet is an indoor play centre based in Cumbernauld just off the M80. The centre caters for children from babies to kids up to age 14 and has different zones to challenge each age-group!

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Bardykes Farm

Bardykes Farm Bardykes Road, Blantyre G72 9UJ

Experience life on the farm at Bardykes Farm, Blantyre where they run regular open days at the weekend and outdoor farm birthday parties!

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Biggar Puppet Theatre

8 Broughton Road, Biggar ML12 6HA

Biggar Puppet Theatre is a Victorian style puppet theatre and the home of International Purves Puppets!

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Calderglen Country Park

Calderglen Country Park Strathaven Road, East Kilbride G75 0QZ

Calderglen Country Park is a four-star tourist attraction based in East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire featuring a Children's Zoo, Tropical Glasshouse, Adventure Play Area and more!

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Chatelherault Country Park

Chatelherault Country Park Fernegair, Hamilton ML3 7UE

Chatelherault Country Park, a five star visitor attraction under the Visit Scotland grading scheme, has been described as a jewel in the local landscape.

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Clyde Valley Family Park

Clyde Valley Farm Park , Crossford ML8 5NJ

Clyde Valley Family Park is a fun day out for all the family, not just the kids brought to you by the owners of East Links Family Park!

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Cuningar Loop Woodland Park

Cuningar Loop Woodland Park , Rutherglen G73 1PW

Located in Rutherglen, across the Clyde from the Commonwealth Games Athletes' Village, Cuningar Loop has transformed 15 hectares of derelict, unused land into an attractive community greenspace!

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David Livingstone Birthplace

165 Station Road, Blantyre G72 9BY

The David Livingstone Birthplace celebrates the birthplace and legacy of Dr David Livingstone in Blantyre and across Africa!

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Discover Amazonia

M&Ds Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell ML1 3RT

Discover Amazonia, situated within M&Ds at Strathclyde Park, is Scotland's only indoor tropical rainforest, packed full of exotic plants and animals!

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Drumpellier Country Park

Drumpellier Country Park , Coatbridge ML5 2EH

Drumpellier Country Park has lots to do for a great family day out including a Visitor Centre, cafe, wildlife displays and adventure playground!

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Hamilton Park Racecourse

Hamilton Park Racecourse Bothwell Road, Hamilton ML3 0DW

Hamilton Park Racecourse is an award-winning horse racing destination, with a first class season of fixtures and so much more. The venue also hosts a number of themed events through the year!

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Lanark Loch

Lanark Loch Hyndford Road, Lanark ML11 9BJ

Lanark Loch is an ideal fun day out for all the family, there is a selection of activities including fishing, pitch and putt, play area and more to keep everyone entertained!

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Low Parks Museum

Low Parks Museum 129 Muir Street, Hamilton ML3 6BJ

Low Parks Museum in Hamilton is a 5-star museum under the Visit Scotland grading scheme, situated in the former Low Parks of the Duke of Hamilton's estates.

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M&Ds Scotlands Theme Park

M&Ds Scotlands Theme Park Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell ML1 3RT

M&D's is Scotland's premiere theme park featuring a huge range of rides, attractions, restaurants, indoor and outdoor activities – book tickets today!

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National Museum of Rural Life

Wester Kittochside Philipshill Road, East Kilbride G76 9HR

Take in the sights, smells and sounds of a 1950s working farm, complete with dairy cows and sheep, at the National Museum of Rural Life in East Kilbride.

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New Lanark World Heritage Site

New Lanark World Heritage Site New Lanark Mills, Lanark M11 9DB

New Lanark World Heritage Site is a beautifully restored 18th century cotton mill village in Southern Scotland, close to the Falls of Clyde and only around an hour's drive from Edinburgh and Glasgow.

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RSPB Barons Haugh Nature Reserve

RSPB Barons Haugh Nature Reserve Manse Road, Motherwell ML1 2PZ

RSPB Baron's Haugh is a thriving community nature reserve in Motherwell and is a real gem for wildlife and for visitors too.

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Scottish Wildlife Trust: Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve and Visitor Centre

The Dyeworks New Lanark Mills, Lanark ML11 9DB

The Scottish Wildlife Trust Falls of Clyde and Visitor Centre is nestled in the Clyde Valley and is part of the Clyde Valley Woodlands National Nature Reserve.

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Strathclyde Country Park

Hamilton Road, Motherwell ML1 3RT

Thousands of visitors each year enjoy the huge range of activities available at Strathclyde Country Park from sailing to sunbathing, birdwatching to cycling, water ski-ing to watching the world go by!

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Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life

Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life Heritage Way, Coatbridge ML5 1QD

Summerlee, the museum of Scottish industrial life - in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire - is a VisitScotland '4 Star' visitor attraction and 'Best Working Attraction' award-winner!

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TeamSport Go Karting Glasgow Cambuslang

TeamSport Go Karting Glasgow Cambuslang Westburn Road, Cambuslang G72 7UD

Spanning 450m with space for 14 go karts to race each other at a single time, amazing fun-filled days out begin at TeamSport Go Karting Cambuslang!

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The Time Capsule

100 Buchanan Street, Coatbridge ML5 1DL

The Time Capsule is Scotland's Ice Rink & Waterpark and it's no coincidence it's one of the top visitor attractions in the country. Why – because it is amazing fun for all the family!

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Valley View at Gouldings

Valley View at Gouldings , Rosebank ML8 5QA

Valley View at Gouldings is a family run business in the picturesque Clyde Valley with Restaurant, Adventure Park, Soft Play & Gift Shop!

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Wonder World Soft Play East Kilbride

2 Glenburn Road, East Kilbride G74 5BA

Our East Kilbride venue offers families slides, go karts, climbing wall, ball pools, trampolines and much more within our extensive soft play area.

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Days Out in East Renfrewshire

Here's a selection of Days Out you can find over on our sister site, What's On East Renfrewshire:

Rouken Glen Park

Rouken Glen Park Rouken Glen Road, Giffnock G467JL

Rouken Glen Park is one of the main tourist attractions within East Renfrewshire and is a fantastic, family friendly, greenspace which hosts a number of events through the year.

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Greenbank House and Garden

Greenbank Garden Flenders Road, Clarkston G768RB

Less than a mile from the suburban bustle of Clarkston on the south side of Glasgow, Greenbank Garden is a tranquil celebration of the gardener’s art.

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Dams to Darnley Country Park

Balgray Reservoir Car Park Balgraystone Road, Barrhead G78 2SB

Dams to Darnley Country Park covers over 1300 acres of open space between the reservoirs between Barrhead and Newton Mearns, and the village of Darnley!

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Days Out in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Here's a selection of Days Out you can find over on our sister site, What's On Edinburgh:

Scottish Seabird Centre

Scottish Seabird Centre The Harbour, North Berwick EH39 4SS

The Scottish Seabird Centre is situated at North Berwick harbour, East Lothian, with stunning views across the Firth of Forth and the iconic Bass Rock.

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National Galleries of Scotland: Modern

73 & 75 Belford Road, Edinburgh West EH4 3DR

Home to Scotland's outstanding national collection of modern and contemporary art, the National Galleries of Scotland includes two buildings, Modern One and Modern Two.

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Wonder World Soft Play Edinburgh

377 Easter Road, Leith EH6 8HU

Wonder World is a custom built centre designed to stimulate children’s imagination and encourage physical development in a safe and fun environment....

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Days Out in Fife

Here's a selection of Days Out you can find over on our sister site, What's On Fife:

The Scottish Deer Centre

The Scottish Deer Centre Bow of Fife, Cupar KY15 4NQ

The Scottish Deer Centre is spread over 55 acres of Fife countryside just outside Cupar, and is home to 13 species of deer from around the world along with other animals.

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Muddy Boots

Balmalcolm, Cupar KY15 7TJ

With farm shop, café, and play area, Muddy Boots is a great family fun day out!

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Falkland Palace and Garden

Falkland Palace and Garden East Port, Falkland KY15 7BU

A fine Renaissance palace with an extensive formal garden and one of Britain’s oldest tennis courts

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Days Out in Glasgow

Here's a selection of Days Out you can find over on our sister site, What's On Glasgow:

Peoples Palace and Winter Gardens

People's Palace and Winter Gardens Glasgow Green, Glasgow City Centre G40 1AT

The People’s Palace, set in historic Glasgow Green, tells the story of the people and city of Glasgow from 1750 to the end of the 20th century.

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Glasgow Loves Christmas

, Various Locations Glasgow

Glasgow Loves Christmas brings weeks of magical events, shopping and festive fun to the heart of the city!

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Golf It!

1240 Cumbernauld Road, Glasgow North G33 1AH

Whether you're perfecting your swing on the two tier 52 bay floodlit driving range, playing a quick nine holes, or picking up a putter for the very first time, Golf It! really is golf for all!

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Days Out in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Here's a selection of Days Out you can find over on our sister site, What's On Renfrewshire:

Kilmacolm Farm Tours

Muirhouse Farm , Kilmacolm PA13 4TH

Experience a fantastic farm animal safari from a purpose built 14 seater all weather trailer where you can enjoy the panoramic 360 degree views of this working farm in Kilmacolm!

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Coats Observatory

49 Oakshaw Street West, Paisley PA1 2DE

Coats Observatory is the oldest public observatory in Scotland and was gifted to the people of Paisley by Thomas Coats and designed by Glasgow Architect John Honeyman.

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Lunderston Bay

Lunderston Bay Cloch Road, Gourock PA19 1BB

Lunderston Bay, Glasgow's nearest sandy beach, is great for a picnic, making sand castles on the beach, enjoying the sea air, coastal views and walks!

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Days Out in Stirling and Falkirk

Here's a selection of Days Out you can find over on our sister site, What's On Stirling:

Wonder World Soft Play Falkirk

Bankside Industrial Estate Castle Laurie, Falkirk FK2 7XF

Welcome to Wonder World - Falkirk's biggest and most exciting children’s indoor adventure centre. Themed on the wonders of the world, this custom built...

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Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park

Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park By Stirling, Stirling FK9 4UR

Located on a perfectly flat 160-acre estate just outside Stirling, Blair Drummond is Central Scotland’s most exciting family visitor attraction and the perfect place for a family day out.

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Argylls Lodging

NA Castle Wynd, Stirling FK8 1EG

Argyll's Lodging is Scotland's most splendid and complete example of a 17th century townhouse, fit to receive, and impress, royal guests!

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Days Out in Other Areas

Auchingarrich Wildlife and Adventure Park

Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre , Comrie PH6 2JE

Whatever the weather you'll find plenty to see and do at Auchingarrich Wildlife and Adventure Park, with activities for all ages indoors and out.

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Ayr Racecourse

Ayr Racecourse Whitletts Road, Ayr KA8 0JE

Ayr Racecourse is a Visit Scotland 5* Attraction and Scotland's Premier Racecourse!

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Brodick Castle, Garden and Country Park

Brodick Castle , Brodick KA27 8HY

Gardens, woodland, waterfalls and a castle packed with treasures make Brodick Castle, Garden and Country Park a must-visit on Arran!

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Culzean Castle and Country Park

Culzean Castle and Country Park , Maybole KA19 8LE

With a dramatic clifftop setting, Robert Adam architecture, fascinating history & beautiful surrounds, Culzean Castle and Country Park is one of Scotland's best days out!

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Dalgarven Mill Museum of Country Life & Costume

Dalgarven Mill Dalgarven, Kilwinning KA13 6PL

Dalgarven Mill is a treasure trove, created in a group of outstanding historical industrial buildings in a beautiful rural location in Ayrshire!

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Dean Castle Country Park

Dean Castle Country Park Dean Road, Kilmarnock KA3 1XB

Nestled in the heart of Kilmarnock, Dean Castle Country Park is a fantastic free day out for all the family!

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Dumfries House

Dumfries House , Cumnock KA18 2NJ

Dumfries House is one of Britain's most beautiful stately homes. Set in 2,000 acres, the stunning Estate and 18th-century house with its unrivalled collection of furniture has something for everyone!

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Dundonald Castle and Visitor Centre

Dundonald Castle Winehouse Yett, Dundonald KA2 9HD

War and romance, smuggling and heroism, tales of the supernatural and more – Royal Dundonald Castle is one of Scotland's most unexplored and fascinating treasures!

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Eglinton Country Park

The Visitor Centre Eglinton Country Park, Irvine KA12 8TA

Spring, summer, autumn and winter - the beauty of Eglinton Country Park is on your doorstep!

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Heads of Ayr Farm Park

Heads of Ayr Farm Park Dunure Road, Ayr KA7 4LD

The Award Winning Heads of Ayr Farm Park - providing fun for the whole family since 1993.Acres of outdoor space to explore with Play Parks, Bumper Boats...

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Kelburn Estate & Country Centre

Kelburn Castle & Country Centre Fairlie, Largs KA29 0BE

A 13th Century castle that's had an amazing makeover courtesy of a team of Brazilian artists, the estate also features dramatic walks, breathtaking gardens and many features of historical interest!

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Langside Alpacas

Langside Farm, Dalry KA24 5JZ

Langside Alpacas are a small farm 35 minutes from Glasgow with a herd of friendly alpacas running a range of activities so visitors can spend getting to know all about alpacas.

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Perth Racecourse

Perth Racecourse Scone Palace Park, Perth PH2 6BB

An intimate racecourse, in the heart of Scotland, which quite literally let's you feel the hooves on the track!

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Pirate Petes Family Entertainment Centre

The Pavilion Low Green, Ayr KA7 1EQ

Pirate Pete's Family Entertainment Centre in Ayr is one of the biggest 4 star play centre's in Scotland and it's jam packed full of fun!There is plenty...

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Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Murdochs Loan Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PQ

Set in 10 acres of Burns' beloved Alloway countryside, the museum provides a unique encounter with Scotland's favourite son!

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Scottish Maritime Museum Irvine

Scottish Maritime Museum Harbour Road, Irvine KA12 8QE

The Scottish Maritime Museum is a four-star tourist attraction based in the west of Scotland, with sites in Irvine and Dumbarton.

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