New Lanark World Heritage Village, Lanark

New Lanark World Heritage Village 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 Village and beyond, use our Lanark trip app to get the most from your Lanark vacation.
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  • If you enjoy industrial history, you will enjoy New Lanark. Great location, very well presented. Loved the “annie mcleod experience” There is quite a lot to see. Shop is a bit expensive. Did not see i...  more »
  • I have visited New Lanark many times over the years and it continues to excel as a must-see destination. You can learn all about the amazing work of Robert Owen and of life working in the cotton mills...  more »
  • Been here many of times. It sure is a lovely place. Ag rat day out for the family. I prefer it on Sundays as it is more quite and can take my time around the place. With a visit  more »
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