Christmas at New Lanark

Enjoy a magical family day out this Christmas at New Lanark, take a magical journey on The Spirit of Christmas Ride, visit Santa's Grotto or catch 'Wee Red Fae The Woods' this year's festive panto!

Christmas at New Lanark

About Christmas at New Lanark

Running Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, starting the 23rd of November until Christmas Eve
Visit Santa in his cosy grotto and find out if you are on the naughty or nice list! There will be lots of fun Christmas crafts, and a chance to meet Santa and receive a special Christmas gift.

Your ‘New Lanark Christmas Experience’ ticket will also include entry to the Festive Spirit of Christmas Ride’ where you will take a magical journey through Christmases past and present with your guide, Holly.

Also included in your ticket:
• Roof Garden
• Millworkers’ House in 1820s and 1930s
• Robert Owen’s House and School for Children
• The Village Store
• Working Textile Machinery/People & Cotton
• Historic Victorian Christmas Tour*

Panto Time - Saturdays & Sundays from the 23rd of November until Christmas Eve
Come and join us for a magical journey as your favourite fairytale comes to life in a fun-packed pantomime for the whole family.

Find out the secret ingredient that gives the forest animals the strength of a bear, the wisdom of an owl and the cunning of a fox. Rap, dance, shout and blow the house down!

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Christmas at New Lanark are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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