North Lanarkshire School Holidays

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Sometimes we forget when the school holidays are because we are always so busy with work or life. Check out when the North Lanarkshire School Holidays are in 2024 and 2025. Make sure you write all the school holiday dates down.

We also want to show you some family-friendly attractions for the whole family during the school holidays. So you and the whole family can have fun before the kids return to school. So carry on reading to find all this information. The North Lanarkshire Council have confirmed all the term dates for the next two years.

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North Lanarkshire School Holiday Dates 2023/24

  • Christmas Holidays: 25th December 2023 – 5th January 2024
  • Spring Term: 5th January – 29th March 2024
  • February Half Term: 12th – 14th February 2024
  • Easter Holidays: 29th March – 12th April 2024
  • Summer Term: 12th April – 27th June 2024
  • May Holidays: 24th – 27th May 2024
  • Summer Holidays Start: 27th June 2024

North Lanarkshire School Holiday Dates 2024/25

  • Autumn Term: 14th August – 20th December 2024
  • Term Starts: 14th August 2024
  • October Half Term: 14th October – 18th October 2024
  • Christmas Holidays: 20th December 2024 – 6th January 2025
  • Spring Term: 6tth January – 7th April 2025
  • February Half Term: 17th February – 20th February 2025
  • Easter Holidays: 7th April – 18th April 2025
  • Summer Term: 18th April – 25th June 2025
  • Summer Holidays Start: 25th June 2025

Top Things to do in North Lanarkshire School Holidays

We want to show you the best family activities whether you are having a weekend holiday or a day holiday. We will make sure you and the family have fun with these different family activities before the school return. Check out our page for everything you can do in North Lanarkshire. 

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Strathclyde Country Park

This is a fun family activity to get the whole family out and about during the school holidays. North Lanarkshire council country park is 400 hectares with a beautiful setting for the whole family to enjoy. This Clyde Valley family park has a majestic forest park and a mini waterfall. The whole family can enjoy the sounds of the water crashing and the views of mother nature.

Strathclyde Country Park hosts a wide range of family activities from music festivals to fireworks events. A massive lake also lets everyone canoe or ride on a speedboat. So head on down to this amazing park and get involved in the different activities for families.

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366 Hamilton Rd, Motherwell ML1 3ED

Opening Times

Monday to Sunday 9am-8pm

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M&D's Scotland's Theme Park

Are you ready for fast rides and rollercoasters? Then check out this amazing theme park. With a wide range of food places, bowling and high rides. You will have fantastic sessions of adventure and fun whilst going on all the scary rides. The whole family can enjoy a day out here and make sure everyone is having fun!

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Strathclyde Country Park, Bellshill, Motherwell ML1 3RT

Opening Times

Monday to Sunday 10am-10pm

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World of Wings

With the largest collection of prey staying at this amazing destination. You and the family can watch the exciting displays of birds from owls to hawks. Everyone is bound to have fun here with themed workshops and a chance to see the different birds. Check out our blog on World of Wings to find out more information
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Easter, Blairlinn Rd, Luggiebank, Glasgow G67 4AA

Opening Times

Thursday to Monday 10am-4:30pm

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North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre is just from just £1 per activity, this is a great day during the school holidays. With different exhibitions and fun activities for the kids. Everyone will have a great day out here. There are also last-minute workshops or you can even have drop-in sessions to see all the different exhibitions. So check out our blog on this amazing attraction.
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High Rd, Motherwell ML1 3HU

Opening Times

Monday to Sunday 12pm-4pm

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Feeling better prepared to tackle the North Lanarkshire School Holidays? We hope so! If you need any advice on how to prepare your kids for their first day of school, things to do in the October half-term or what to do this autumn – we have it all!

And if you need to know about school holidays in other locations across the UK, we have all the info for you below:

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