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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  • Visited with family an interesting insight to life working and living in a working mill bit expensive for what it is Take a packed lunch as cafe is very expensive and poor quality  more »
  • Visited this historic village today for the second time. It is extremely well run and very informative. I particularly enjoyed the Annie McLeod experience. Would recommend this highly and excellent va...  more »
  • Absolutely fantastic hotel, staff superb , the heritage centre well worth a visit, cannot wait to return to this hotel xxx  more »

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