Budget leisure

Having more fun for less

Budget leisure

You can have a good time without spending a lot of money or travelling miles. Take a look at what you can do locally.

Passport to Leisure

If you're on benefits, you're probably eligible for a Passport to Leisure which will entitle you to half price activities throughout North Lanarkshire.

Family Fitness

AccessNL membership allows access to all NL Leisure's facilities For more sports information, please visit NL Leisure or call 01236 437756.

North Lanarkshire Leisure


Scotland's noisiest museum also offers a tram ride, a great play park and an excellent café. You can find out about our industrial heritage too. Entry is free.

Motherwell Heritage Centre

We all have an interesting past. Find out about Motherwell's and trace your own family history.

Check out your local library

Few things are better than a good book. Borrow them free from the library and join a book group to discuss your read and meet some like minded people. You can also borrow music, DVDs and computer games and get free access to the web.

Libraries and archives

Fresh air's free

Take a walk and have some fun at one of our country parks. Visit one of our nature reserves for some wildlife watching. Or get on your bike and discover some of the many cycle ways that North Lanarkshire has to offer.

Local Nature Reserves

Country parks and gardens

Explore the arts

Try your hand at creative writing, photography and drama or take up a dance class. There are arts activities on offer for all ages at affordable prices.

Rail travel

Family railcards are the perfect way to save money on travel, with savings of 30% on adult fares and 60% on kids' fares so it is ideal if you travel by rail on a regular basis. Booking tickets in advance can also open up cheaper ticket types. Follow the link below to find out more.

National Rail

Great days out in Lanarkshire

If you're looking to treat yourself on a budget, Visit Lanarkshire provides a whole range of discounted offers, particularly around holiday times.


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