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New Lanark World Heritage Site

  • New Lanark
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Tourist Attractions

Attraction Information

Take an educational trip to Lanark World Heritage Site - a fully restored 18th-century cotton mill village, open for you to explore.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site, New Lanark is also an ideal spot for wildlife watching and woodland walks with the family, especially since it is the gateway to the famous Falls of Clyde.

Learn the story of New Lanark village at the New Lanark Visitor Centre. Find out about the fascinating Robert Owen - a social pioneer who provided better life for everyone - from better homes, to fair wages and free health care. He even built the first workplace nursery school in the world! It’s interesting for the kids to visit Owen’s school rooms and compare how those match-up to their own modern day schools.

If that’s not enough to bring New Lanark to life, travel back in time with the Annie Mcleod Experience dark ride, featuring a mill girl who tells the story of her life and what it was like in 1820. Kids will have the chance to get involved and dress up as schoolchildren from Annie's time. An interactive gallery then provides multisensory experience of colour sound and light to make the visit even more memorable.

Fancy a view of the whole village from above? Go up to the Roof Garden and viewing platform, which has over 70 different plants, animal sculptures and a water feature.

  • Explore a beautifully restored 18th century New Lanark village
  • Learn about Robert Owen at the award-winning Visitors Centre
  • Transport back in time with the Annie Mcleod Experience

Opening hours

April - October: Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
November - March: Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00


General Admission
Adults: £9.50
Kids: £7.00
Concessions: £8.00
Family (2 adults, 2kids): £30.00
Under 3's: free

Travel & Contact Information


, New Lanark, Lanarkshire, ML11 9DB, Scotland

Phone number

01555 661345



Click here to visit New Lanark World Heritage Site's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

New Lanark World Heritage Site has not told us about their dining options.

Yes, New Lanark World Heritage Site is wheelchair friendly.

No, New Lanark World Heritage Site have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

New Lanark World Heritage Site has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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