A Unique Step Back in Time

New Lanark World Heritage Site

New Lanark is a former cotton mill village situated on the banks of the River Clyde. Today it is a living and working village in which visitors can explore the history of the mills and their people. From the story of New Lanark told by the spirit of Annie McLeod, to the story of cotton and from life as a millworker to the influence of Robert Owen, New Lanark’s most famous manager, over 200 years of history are brought to life.

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Opening Times

Visitor Centre
Friday to Monday 11am to 4pm (last entry at 3:30pm)

Mill Shop & Mill Café
Monday to Friday 11am to 4pm
Saturday and Sunday 11am to 4.30pm

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01555 661345

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What's On

Welcome to the New Lanark World Heritage Site What's on section.
Our events team are working on adding new exhibitions and activities.

Please come back soon.


The Collection

New Lanark Trust holds a diverse collection of artefacts, archival material and photographs relating to the history of New Lanark and the people who lived and worked here. These include textile machinery, personal artefacts, business documents and architectural drawings.