Falls of Clyde and New Lanark
, Lanarkshire Surrounded by lush woodlands, the New Lanark
Unesco World Heritage Site is the gateway to the Falls of Clyde, which is famous for its dramatic waterfalls and beautiful riverside walks.
There's a lot going on at New Lanark
this festive season, from lunches and dinners, to disco party nights, carol singing and special visits from Santa Claus to help light up the eyes of every boy, girl and adult.
As a historic hub of learning and leisure, New Lanark
World Heritage Site and Double Take Projections present 'Shining Lives: Fortunes of Fate', an immersive sound and large-scale light installation illumination projecting images onto New Lanark
's building facades this autumn.
Some pupils undertook a forest walk, others visited Snowfactor in Glasgow, a huge number visited Alton Towers and New Lanark
, and pupils ended the week with a trip to the trampoline park and bowling alley in Carlisle.
Featuring a world heritage site (New Lanark
), the Falls of Clyde, lots of quirky shops, and lush fields, it's arguably the most popular place to set up home beyond the industrial confines of the city - Glasgow being a short drive/train journey commute away.
After a successful meeting of the Tapestry Trail at New Lanark
earlier this year, it is now the turn of Paisley to host the event.
'Each of these iconic sites has something different to offer, from the stunning prehistoric monuments of ancient Orkney to the meticulously built 2,000 year old Roman frontier of the Antonine Wall; from the social impact of New Lanark
, one of the largest industrial sites in the world, to the Forth Bridge, an internationally renowned feat of engineering.
Historic New Lanark
: The Dale and Owen Industrial Community Since 1785
Price includes Private coach travel from your local area Four nights' stay with three course evening meal & cooked breakfast Guided tour of Bowhill House Visit to Floors Castle Guided tour of Drumlanrig Castle Visit to the New Lanark
World Heritage Site Oban, Mull, Iona & Skye 25 October 2015 5 days from PS349 The islands of the Inner Hebrides quite rightly have a reputation as being home to some of Britain's most stunning natural scenery.
Cyane Tornatzky is working on a series of site-specific installations incorporating performance and inspired by social reformer Robert Owen's New Lanark
Mill in South Lanarkshire.
Robert Owen's mill town of New Lanark
, south of Glasgow, had pioneered a new model of industrial enterprise, in which the workers were paid fair wages, offered a free education, and were generally integrated into the running of the town.
Clydesdale Astro (clydesdale astro.org.uk), South Lanarkshire, Scotland held a public observing event at the national heritage site at New Lanark