New Lanark World Heritage Site, Lanark

New Lanark World Heritage Site was originally a cotton mill village founded in 1786, and today you can see most of the buildings as they would have looked in the 18th century as a result of restoration work. In the visitor center, learn about the rich history of the village and the life of the mill manager and social pioneer, Robert Owen. Wander the historic streets and imagine how people lived and worked in Owen’s time. Take the Annie McLeod experience ride, where the ‘ghost’ of a mill girl takes you on a journey. Head up to the Roof Garden and enjoy views of the village and the surrounding scenery. Have a bite to eat at the cafe or make use of one the many picnic spots around the village. For New Lanark World Heritage Site and beyond, use our Lanark trip app to get the most from your Lanark vacation.
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  • Interesting historical buildings with friendly staff in nice location. We didn’t do an organised tour but it’s easy to navigate and well laid out. The roof garden gives nice views across the Clyde...  more »
  • Our trip was with David Urquhart and was titled Afternoon Tea and shopping at New Lanark Mill. What we received was an amaxing surprise of an excellent 3 course Christmas dinnerin a beautifully...  more »
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