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Top Choice Museum in Lanark & New Lanark

New Lanark Visitor Centre

The main attractions of this World Heritage mill town are accessed via a single ticket. These include a huge working spinning mule, producing woollen yarn, and the Historic Schoolhouse, which contains an innovative,…
Castle in Lanark & New Lanark

Craignethan Castle

With a commanding position in a stunning, tranquil spot above the River Nethan, this extensive ruin includes a virtually intact tower house and a caponier – a small gun emplacement. The chilly chambers under the tow…
Italian in Lanark & New Lanark

La Vigna

This well-established local favourite is a great spot, seemingly plucked from some bygone age with its quietly efficient service and a separate menu for 'ladies' – without prices. The food is distinctly Italian, alb…
Museum in Lanark & New Lanark

Falls of Clyde Wildlife Centre

The wildlife centre is by the river in New Lanark and features child-friendly displays focused on badgers, bats, peregrine falcons and other prominent species. The centre also organises various activities in summer,…