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Behind the Loom: New Lanark Wool Tours

This exclusive behind-the-scenes experience takes you on a captivating journey through the past and present of New Lanark's renowned yarn production!

Behind the Loom: New Lanark Wool Tours

About Behind the Loom: New Lanark Wool Tours

17th August 2024
11am & 1pm
New Lanark World Heritage Site
New Lanark World Heritage Site New Lanark Mills, Lanark M11 9DB
£12
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Step into the heart of textile history with Behind the Loom: The New Lanark Textile Tour. This exclusive behind-the-scenes experience takes you on a captivating journey through the past and present of New Lanark's renowned yarn production.

Join us for an immersive exploration that includes:

Historic Insights: Uncover the story of New Lanark, a pioneering cotton mill founded by Richard Arkwright and David Dale. Learn about its revolutionary working conditions and its impact on the industrial revolution.

Power of the River Clyde: Discover how the River Clyde has powered our mill for over two centuries, from the historic water wheels to today's efficient hydroelectric turbines.

Modern Yarn Production: Follow the transformation of raw fleece into our signature yarn. Witness the intricate processes of blending, carding, spinning, and winding, using both historic and state-of-the-art machinery.

Sustainability Practices: See our commitment to environmental responsibility in action, from sourcing organic wool to recycling waste in our yarn production.
Interactive Experience: Engage with our expert textile team, who will share their passion and knowledge about New Lanark’s rich textile heritage.

Hot Drink and Cake Voucher: End your tour with a delicious hot drink and cake from our New Lanark Cafe during opening hours on the day of your visit!

Whether you are a history buff, a textile enthusiast, or simply curious about sustainable manufacturing, Behind the Loom offers a unique and enriching experience. Book your tour today and delve into the fascinating world of textile production at New Lanark.

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