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Welcome to New Lanark Visitor Centre
The award-winning New Lanark Visitor Centre tells the fascinating story of the cotton mill village of New Lanark which was founded in the 18th century.
New Lanark quickly became known under the enlightened management of social pioneer, Robert Owen. He provided decent homes, fair wages, free health care, a new education system for villagers and the first workplace nursery school in the world! Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, New Lanark has been beautifully restored as a living community, which welcomes visitors from all over the world. Travel back in time on the Annie Mcleod Experience dark ride which features mill girl Annie who magically appears and reveals the amazing story of her life and times in New Lanark in 1820.
Explore the many attractions and exhibition areas of New Lanark Visitor Centre with a passport ticket. Highlights include:
New Lanark World Heritage Site is surrounded by native woodlands and is the gateway to the famous Falls of Clyde: ideal for woodland walks and wildlife spotting at the Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve. Look out for wildlife and you may catch a glimpse of kingfishers, otters, deer and badgers or even see the rare peregrine falcons. You can also enjoy the outdoors at New Lanark in our new Clearburn Play and Picnic Area.
If you are a UK taxpayer you can GiftAid your New Lanark Visitor Centre Passport ticket admission which makes it valid for a year from the date of purchase, meaning you can visit time & time again! Find out more.
Please note, no group bookings are available for the New Lanark Visitor Centre on Wednesday 27th or Thursday 28th July as we are hosting the BBC Antiques Roadshow. There will also be no car parking within the village on these days.
On Thursday 12th June the New Lanark Visitor Centre will have the restricted opening hours of 12-4pm due to local road closuers as part of Lanimer Week. Further details are available here.
World Heritage Site
South Lanarkshire Scotland
|New Lanark Trust is a Scottish Charity No.SC008552.
Tel: +44(0)1555 661345
Fax: +44 (0)1555 665738
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