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Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve

New Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland

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The gate to Falls of Clyde  Wildlife Reserve is the conservation village of New Lanark.   The wildlife reserve is owned and managed by the Scottish Wildlife Trust.

From New Lanark you can enjoy beautiful riverside walks through the Reserve, following in the footsteps of the many poets and painters including Wordsworth and Turner.

There are three (or 4) waterfalls upstream from New Lanark lying on the Clyde Walkway:

  • Dundaff Linn (3 metres) is the closest to the village.

  • Corra Linn (28 metres) is about 20-25 minutes walk.

  • Bonnington Linn (11 metres) about 30-45 minutes walk.

The reserve is host to over 100 species of bird including a pair of nesting Peregrine falcons.

The Wildlife Reserve is open all year round, although restrictions will be in place during 'Operation Peregrine' which runs between April and July.

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One of the falls in autumn colours  


Location:  Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve, New Lanark, Scotland 

Grid Reference: NS885415 Ceremonial County: Lanarkshire

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Getting there: New Lanark, is less than an hour’s drive from Glasgow (25 miles/40 kms) or Edinburgh (35 miles/56 Kms) and is well sign-posted from all major routes.

Access: from New Lanark
Website: Scottish Wildlife Trust
Other Useful Websites: Falls of Clyde
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Opening Times: The Falls of Clyde Visitor Centre and "Foragers" shop is open daily 11am–5pm, except during January and February when opening hours are between 12noon-4pm.

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Nearby Locations:   Conservation Village of New Lanark 

Other Location Pages: Waterfall     Waterfalls in Scotland

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