• Community Action Lanarkshire

    Support for rural communities in North and South Lanarkshire from Rural Development Trust

    Community-led action planning, training and project development

  • Digital Museum

    Hidden stories in the landscape

    from history to the present day

  • Community-led action planning

    Helping build local democracy and active citizenship

    Developing better communities for now and generations to come

  • Free training in rural communities

    From administration and finance to project management

    and social media and digital skills

  • Driving forward community projects

    From setting up as a constituted group, to identifying

    funding sources and submitting applications


Get involved in volunteering opportunities with Clydesdale Community Initiatives – CCI, as part of Community Action Lanarkshire.

About Community Action Lanarkshire

Community Action Lanarkshire offer support for rural communities across rural North and South Lanarkshire with community-led plans, and to build and grow projects.

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Local community events hosted through Community Action Lanarkshire supported projects.

Make Your Way: Sustainable Travel Plans

Seeking a provider for production of Sustainable Travel Plans

Make Your Way: Community Hub Feasibility Study

Seeking provider for a Community Hub feasibility study

Make Your Way: Active Travel Campaign

Seeking provider for active travel campaign, part of the Make ...

A Way with Willowherb at Loudon Pond

Volunteers sought Thurs 16 Aug at Loudon Pond

FREE Clyde Walkway app launches

65 km of trail opened up to digital users

Treasured Remains - Historic Kirkyards

The historic kirkyards of the Clyde and Avon Valley

The Avon Weirs

Remnants of the river's industrial heritage

Tourism and Art in the Clyde & Avon Valley

The inspiration for artists and travellers

Shaping the Landscape: Thank the Rocks for the Trains

How geology led to the first local train lines

The valley of the glasshouses

From Hot Houses to Garden Centres

The Leadhills & Wanlockhead Railway

Explore the lead mining museum at Wanlockhead and marvel at ...

The Orchards of Lanark So Fair

An archaeology of fruit

Clyde Walkway Community Links officially opened

Aileen Campbell, Minister for Public Health and Sport, opened the ...

Trig Points: The Basis for Modern Mapping

Part of the Mapping the Past trail

Black Hill: More than just a Viewpoint

Part of the Mapping the Past trail

Chatelherault and the French Connection: Following in the Footsteps of ...

The pivotal role that Hamilton plays in the history of ...

Falls of Clyde Historic Trail

A historic guide for tourists, by Lady Geraldine Lockhart Ross

Clyde Walkway Community Links – Nemphlar Moor Road to Braidwood

Through gentle rolling landscape to the dramatic Fiddler’s Gill ...

Tinto Hill

One of Central Scotland’s best loved and most distinctive ...

Volunteer Journey: Ruth Thomas

From chainsaw training to historic designed landscape research

Apple Day album

Clyde and Avon Valley fruit heritage turned into song

Shaping the Landscape: Black Hill and Stonebyres Quarry

Hill formed from cooling magma providing great geological look out

Mapping the Past Guide

A guide to the cartographic heritage of the Clyde and ...

Charlie Muir - The icing on the cake

Expanding skills and interests through volunteering

A journey to Volunteer Mentoring

Celebrating Volunteers Week Scotland 2016

Clyde Walkway Community Links: Larkhall to Clyde Walkway – ‘The Monkey ...

Larkhall to Clyde Walkway – ‘The Monkey Road’

Do you dorodango education resource

From soil to work of art

Guide to Re-Photography

Exploring our Landscape

Autumn Adventures

Outlet: Play Resource shares ideas for autumnal outdoor play

Milton Head: the Birthplace of Modern Mapping

Part of the Mapping the Past trail

CCI Volunteers Resurrect Secluded Burial Ground

Nestled on a nondescript wooded mound in the Lanarkshire countryside ...

Cleghorn Glen Trail

A taste of this wonderful oak and ash ancient woodland, ...

Shaping the Landscape: Lower Nethan Gorge

Ancient river deltas and swampy forests

Clearburn Natural Play and Picnic Area

A prestigious award winning wild play area in New Lanark

Volunteer Journey: Duncan Arthur

Volunteering to grow the Clyde Valley fruit growing heritage

South Lanarkshire Public Research Resources

Collections and local history resources

From Sheep to Shawl textile and dying manual

A Guide to the Textile Heritage of the Clyde Valley

Plant a Mini Orchard Resources

Suitable for individuals, schools and groups


Expressive Mapping in the Clyde and Avon Valley

Garrion Gill

A hidden ancient woodland clinging to the slopes of Garrion ...

Cartland Craigs Trail

A spectacular gorge in the Clyde Valley Woodlands NNR, which ...

Lantern Making Workshops and Parade

Lantern Making Workshops and Parade

Morgan Glen, Stonehouse

A beautiful wooded gorge hosting Scotland’s highest railway bridge

National Trust for Scotland Black Hill

A spectacular viewpoint over the Clyde and Avon Valley with ...

SNH Cartland Craigs, Lanark

A deep hidden gorge cloaked in ancient woodland

Scottish Wildlife Trust Falls of Clyde

Stunning nature reserve featuring the largest waterfall in Britain

North Lanarkshire Archives

Explore the historical records of North Lanarkshire

Getting started with interpretation

A quick start guide to thinking about interpretation

Glorious Gardens: Mauldslie Castle

One of the Valleys' grandest old estates

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