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Date of Release: April 2004
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              Easter Fun at New Lanark!
                    Sunday 11th April & Monday 12 th April 2004
Special Easter activities for the whole family at the New Lanark World Heritage Site
                                   10.30 am to 5 pm



The New Lanark World Heritage is planning a fantastic weekend to celebrate Easter.
There are activities for the whole family starting from 5 th April. Come along during
the week and try decorating chocolate eggs in the Mill Pantry or try your hand at
paper egg decorating over the Easter weekend. There will be Easter bunnies on the
loose, a kids carousel ride and the very special Magic Daze, who will be casting a few
spells and modelling balloons to entertain the crowds!

Just one passport ticket takes you on a tour of the whole village with something on
offer for everyone. A trip to the New Lanark World Heritage Site provides a huge
range of activities and exhibitions for the whole family. Take a ride on the mystical
New Millennium Experience and see the ghost of Annie McLeod in the 3D theatre.
Visit the Interactive Gallery, a playroom of sound, light and colour in the Robert
Owen’s School for Children and try on the school uniforms in the classroom. With a
total of 5 different exhibition areas to visit, New Lanark is a great day out for children
of all ages!!

Situated on the banks of the River Clyde there are stunning walkways to be explored
through the nature reserve or visit the Edinburgh Woollen Mill where there is always
a bargain to be found. The Mill Pantry serves a wide range of refreshments from
10am-5pm, alternatively come and enjoy the Easter Carvery at the New Lanark Mill
Hotel, available Easter Sunday and Monday for only £15.50 pp, 12 and under half
price, under 3s eat free!

Visitors interested in the village and the events calendar can log onto
www.newlanark,org. The site is packed with useful information about the history of
the village, the different exhibitions open to the public and special offers for the
stunning New Lanark Mill Hotel, situated in the heart of the World Heritage Site.

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Contact Rachael Love, New Lanark Conservation Trust, 01555 661345/ www.newlanark.org
Contact Rachael Love, New Lanark Conservation Trust, 01555 661345/ www.newlanark.org


The Visitor Centre Passport ticket is priced at just £5.95 for adults and £3.95 for
concessions, with family tickets at £16.95 (2+2) or £19.95 (2+4). New Lanark is
signposted from all major routes (M74/M8), and is less than an hour’s drive from
Glasgow, Edinburgh and Stirling as well as being fully accessible by public transport.
For further information please contact New Lanark Visitor Centre on 01555 661345
or visit www.newlanark.org.

As always, Easter at New Lanark promises to be a fun filled and action packed
celebration. Gail Davidson, Institute receptionist at the New Lanark Visitor Centre
said:

“Easter really is a fantastic time to visit New Lanark, there is so much going on.
Visitors love experiencing the sights and sounds of a bygone age and are always
surprised at just how much there is to do in the village.”


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For more information contact Rachael Love, New Lanark Conservation Trust.
Tel. 01555 661345/E-mail trust@newlanark.org or visit www.newlanark.org




Contact Rachael Love, New Lanark Conservation Trust, 01555 661345/ www.newlanark.org