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South Lanarkshire - New Lanark World Heritage Site

South Lanarkshire - New Lanark World Heritage Site

Disabled Facilities and Special Concessions

  • Visitor Centre offers a wheelchair borrowing service
  • Disabled parking available outside Visitor Centre and Hotel
  • New Millennium Experience Ride has one specially adapted car to accept most wheelchairs (may not be suitable for large motorised chairs) and 5 cars with induction loop system
  • Visitor Centre lift will be in operation in autumn, 2004 along with more automatic opening doors
  • Robert Owens School is fully accessible to wheelchair users and visitors with mobility problems, with lift to all levels, ground level entrance, and induction loop system available in the theatre
  • Wheelchair access available into Robert Owens House, 1820s/1930s Stores (not suitable for large motorised wheelchairs), The Millworkers House(two low steps into building)
  • Portable induction loop system available for guided tours
  • Disabled toilets available in Robert Owens School, Mill Pantry and Hotel
  • Essential carers accompanying wheelchair visitors receive a complimentary pass
  • Hotel has 5 fully equipped rooms for guests with mobility difficulties, and two lifts which go to all floors

    Surrounded by native woodlands and close to the famous Falls of Clyde, New Lanark is less than an hour from Edinburgh and Glasgow. This beautiful 200 year-old conservation village has been beautifully restored as a living community and is one of the most popular attractions in Scotland.


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