New Lanark World Heritage Village (Lanark) Reviews
Description:New Lanark Mills, Lanarkshire, Scotland ML11 9DB. All enquiries: tel: 01555 661345 fax: 01555 665738.
Newest Review: ... in music, dancing and art as well as reading, writing and maths. He cut working hours and gave breaks. He also established a fund to provide doctors and wages for those too sick to work. He also provided a village store for the inhabitants of the village, and this was what inspired the creators of the Co-Op stores. It's actually quite breathtaking when you think ... more
Customer New Lanark World Heritage Village (Lanark) Reviews (2)
by - written on 25/08/04, updated on 14/10/04 (Very useful, 153 readings)
New Lanark is a village which is relatively small, but quaint. It has a school house and some mills and a few crampt houses. Doesn't sound like much, does it? I'll agree, to us, it sounds like nothing out of the ordinary, but try and imagine yourself living in the 1800s when young children were forced to work from a young age, often engaged in dangerous and even life threatening tasks. Working hours were long, people often lived in squallor and there was no such thing as sick pay. Now, think about New Lanark again and consider that it was a working mill in the 1800s ran by the revolutionary Robert Owen. ... Read the complete review
by - written on 14/09/01, updated on 14/09/01 (Useful, 55 readings)
The New Lanark Mills “Experience” is truly a magnificent one. I went there to attend a wedding reception last autumn and came away wishing I had another day to spare. Location, location, location! It’s situated on the bank of the River Clyde in what appeared to be world of it’s own. It’s fairly close to Glasgow and Edinburgh. It took our party just over an hour to get there from Glasgow. We returned by train to Glasgow from Lanark station, which was about 5 minutes taxi drive away. The History: The village of New Lanark was founded in the 18th century. It was to become a village of a socialist ideal ... Read the complete review
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