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Falls of Clyde

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New Lanark, Lanark, Scotland
+44 1555 665262
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Superb scenery and an invigorating walk

This a lovely location with excellent amenities. The Hotel is a favourite with us for lunch... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Noreen L
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Beautiful walks.

Frequent this area often with the dogs, ideal for short or long walks, you need to keep an eye on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Russ B
Hamilton (Scotland)
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“the river” (95 reviews)
“lovely walk” (41 reviews)
“power station” (17 reviews)
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New Lanark, Lanark, Scotland
+44 1555 665262
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This a lovely location with excellent amenities. The Hotel is a favourite with us for lunch, dinner, staying over & special celebrations.

Thank Noreen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Frequent this area often with the dogs, ideal for short or long walks, you need to keep an eye on children or dogs in certain areas due to steep banks etc. If you get a sunny day it's stunning.

Thank Russ B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These are amazing the falls are great walk from the hotel, then a wee stop off at the café on way back worth a visit

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While we were staying at the local hotel we decided to take on this walk and while its a very demanding walk along the way its well worth it when you see the falls in full flow, really breathtaking. The walk is unfortunately not recommended...More

Thank florida17
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

The falls are a pleasure to behold. The walk from the heritage village to the power station is stunning and even though it could be termed as steep for some can be tackled by people of all ages as it is only 1.5 miles from...More

Thank nicola d
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The lower falls flow right through New Lanark and are very accessible. By following the board walk alongside the Clyde you climb steeply to Stunning Cora Linn and onwards and upwards to Bonnington Linn. A beautiful river walk which takes you past the hydro electric...More

Thank pollywollyScotland
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Would highly recommend to anyone! Walked from the Mill, right up to the damn at the top and back down. The falls are absolutely spectacular, loads of water coming down when we were there. Think it’s about 3.5-4 miles round trip on varied terrain from...More

Thank TheCloos65
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Not recommended for very small children but a lovely walk even in winter. The Falls are spectacular particularly when they are opened twice a year

Thank gabrielledenny
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Great location for an easy graded walk. Wonderful views of the Falls at various locations. Good underfoot conditions but can be slippy in frosty conditions.

Thank ScotlandRosslea
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Quite outstanding walk along the River Clyde from New Lanark upstream to the Falls of Clyde. Spectacular scenery in beautiful deciduous woodland setting. Irrespective of how much water is flowing down the river the Falls of Clyde are well worth visiting. Good footpaths but a...More

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1 February 2018|
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Response from bigglesStrathaven | Reviewed this property |
yes there is reception but it varies.
17 December 2017|
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Response from Pannipannini | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is but there are steeper sections at certain points and stairs.
3 November 2017|
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Response from DeeMarshian | Reviewed this property |
Oops!! Missed seeing this. Only charges I am aware of, are for the Guided Tour of the site and the Falls Exhibition Building. Parking is free as is the walk along the river to the actual Falls themselves. Once again... More