Please note, our Visitor Centre is closed, but New Lanark is a fantastic destination for a socially distant day out. Our walkways, Clearburn Picnic Area & Playpark, Café and Hotel are all open, with revised procedures in place to ensure staff and visitor safety.

  • Visit New Lanark

    Explore, Learn, Enjoy

Discover the fascinating 'Story of New Lanark' with our new series of guided tours which run twice daily and include historic roleplay sessions.

Find out about the key historical milestones on the village’s timeline that helped shape it into the UNESCO World Heritage Site it is today! Explore the history of New Lanark from its inception to the present day operation. Who owned the mills? How many people worked here? How did the mills operate? Discover the answer to these questions and more as our guides tells the story of New Lanark and the people who lived and worked here for almost 200 years.

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  • Tour Tickets and Booking
    Our Guided Tours are included in the Visitor Attraction ticket price! 
    • You can book Visitor Attraction tickets here or pay at our reception desk. Visitors who don’t have time to visit the whole Visitor Attraction, or have visited before can pay £5 at reception to join a tour.

    • Our tours currently operate Monday - Friday at 2pm, and Saturday & Sunday 11:30am and 2pm.

    • There is a limited capacity per tour. Places must be booked at our Visitor Attraction Reception Desk.

    • Tours last around 45 minutes.

    • Wheelchairs are available to be booked at the Institute reception. Visitors with mobility issues will be accommodated on all tours and sessions.

    Buy Your Visitor Attraction Tickets  Group Visits & Tours

  • External Talks
    We are also able to offer the Story of New Lanark Presentation externally to groups.

    The cost of this is £50 plus travel expenses for delivery from one of our Visitor Attraction staff. The cost of a specialist talk by a member of the management staff the cost of this is £100 plus travel expenses.

    If you have an enquiry about booking an external Story of New Lanark Presentation please contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 01555 661345.


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New Lanark Mill Hotel
New Lanark World Heritage Site New Lanark
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