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New Lanark World Heritage Site is a unique 18th-century mill village sitting alongside the picturesque River Clyde less than one hour from Glasgow and Edinburgh. Visitors can see recreated millworkers’ houses, historic working machinery and the nearby ‘Falls of Clyde’ waterfalls. There’s a Mill Shop selling locally made textiles, welcoming Mill Café and the 4-star New Lanark Mill Hotel. Please click here to read more about visiting us.

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New Lanark Launches its 2019 - 2023 Management Plan

New Lanark World Heritage Site launched its five-year management plan on Monday 25 March 2019, at the New Lanark Exhibition Gallery. Bill Howat Chair, New Lanark Trust opened the event and presented New Lanark’s ambitious vision for the historic village.

Partners to the development and delivery of the management plan for New Lanark include New Lanark Trust, Historic Environment Scotland and South Lanarkshire Council, who are committed to maintaining and enhancing the values of the World Heritage Site as defined by UNESCO’s criteria for Outstanding Universal Value, Authenticity, and Integrity.

Download our Management Plan Here


What's On

As of April 1st, 2019, the Institute will be opening  10:00 - 17:00 with Robert Owen's School for Children & Exhibition Gallery opening at 10:30 and Robert Owen's House and Millworker's House opening at 11:00 am. All attractions will close at 5:00 pm. Our Mill Shop and Mill Cafe will also remain open until 5:00 pm during the Summer months.

Kid's Summer Activities Friday 28th June - Sunday 11th August

Join us at New Lanark this summer for a huge range of Summer Activities for kids in Robert Owen's School for Children.

Go back in time with one of our costumed tours or enjoy a lesson in our historic classroom.Play with our Historic Toys and experience how the children of New Lanark lived, played and work.

All of these activities and more are included in your New Lanark Visitor Centre Ticket.

Makers Markets
New Lanark Makers Market is a brand new market showcasing the best of hand-made products from across Scotland.

Artists, makers, and designers bring a huge variety of products for sale to the stunning setting of New Lanark World Heritage Site.

Whether you are looking for gifts, homeware or just a special something for yourself, you'll be sure to find something you'll love at New Lanark Makers Market.

The markets will be held in our indoor Exhibition Gallery on Level 2 of Mill 2. 

Find out more about our Makers Markets by clicking here


Back to the 1930s - Sunday 1st September 2019

Put your 1930's glad rags on and come and join all the fun at New Lanark. Back in Time is a FREE EVENT supported by Historic Envionrment Soctland, Lottery Heritage Fund, The Wolfson Foundation, South Lanarkshire Council and The New Lanark Trust.
What's Happening?
  • A stage with live music all afternoon featuring The Ali Affleck Speakeasy Swing band and The Tenement Jazz Band
  • Traditional crafts and trades demonstrations including sign writing, Miliner, Spinner, Weaver & Stonemasons
  • 1930s Cinema
  • Circus Skills
  • Vintage Food Stalls
  • Speakeasy Gin Bar
  • Pop up 1930s New Lanark & The Gourock Ropework Company Exhibition
  • Children's Vintage Games and Crafts
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    South Lanarkshire Scotland
    ML11 9DB
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    New Lanark Trust is a Scottish Charity No.SC008552.

    Tel: +44(0)1555 661345
    Fax: +44 (0)1555 665738
    Email: trust@newlanark.org
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