New Lanark World Heritage Site is gearing up for a fantastic festive season with this year’s Christmas Experience.
The magical event will open on Saturday 28th November, and then run every weekend until Sunday 20th December, plus Wednesday 23rd December and Christmas Eve.
The World Heritage Site will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland with lots of fun activities to enjoy on a family Christmas day out, right on Lanark’s doorstep!
The famous ‘Annie McLeod Experience’ Ride will be transformed into the ‘Spirit of Christmas’ Ride. This takes visitors on a magical journey into Christmas past and present with Holly, the virtual tour guide.
Children will then be able to visit Santa’s Grotto and let him know what’s on their Christmas list, before visiting the ‘Activity, Craft & Photo Zone’ to enjoy some Christmas crafts & take selfies with the festive characters.
The Christmas Experience tickets are fantastic value at just £9.50pp and £35 for a family ticket (2 adults & 2 children) with under 2’s going free.
Families who wish to add a bit more theatre to their day can purchase Pantomime Package tickets which include the Spirit of Christmas Ride, Santa’s Grotto and the fantastic pantomime Sister Ella’s Slippers, specially written and performed for New Lanark by Arkeen Theatre Company. Pantomime Package tickets are just £11.50pp and £43 for a family ticket (2 adults & 2 children). The pantomime is expected to be very popular so advance booking via www.newlanark.org is essential.
No trip to New Lanark this Christmas would be complete without visiting the Mill Shop for their fantastic range of festive decorations, contemporary gifts, kids toys and treats! The Mill Café will also be serving up a range of hot drinks, tasty snacks and hot lunches.
Further information on prices, dates & ticket booking for the New Lanark Christmas Experience is available at www.newlanark.org or by calling 01555 661345. (9am-5pm, Mon-Fri)