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Falls of Clyde

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Address: New Lanark, Lanark, Scotland
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Beautiful walks of varying lengths in the most peaceful setting.

The typical Scottish weather cannot detract from the beautiful Falls of Clyde and the surrounding forests. Along the way flower are identified and described. Along the wooden... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

The typical Scottish weather cannot detract from the beautiful Falls of Clyde and the surrounding forests. Along the way flower are identified and described. Along the wooden paths and paths throughout the woods there is a feeling of finding some hidden gem of a place. Everyone that you pass seems relaxed and happy and taking in the wonderful atmosphere. Then... More 

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Biggar, United Kingdom
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766 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 802 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The walk from the New Lanark Visitor Centre up to the Falls of Clyde starts just beyond the childrens' play area, up a set of stone steps. It's a route I've done many times and on the most recent occasion I found the river to be at the lowest level I've ever seen due to the diversion of water to... More 

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Lanark, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is local to me and a regular walk. Best done when the power station isn't taking the water out the river. The times are listed at New Lanark. Awesome when the water is in the river and waterfalls. Amazing in autumn particularly. Nesting Peregrine Falcons here too.

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Saltcoats, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Fab walk. You can either do the easy walk up to the falls and then turn back. Or you can do the long circular walk, approx 3 hours. Gorgeous scenery.

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Thank Maggie C
West Lothian, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

A great morning walk, well worth the long up hill slog, the views are terrific, especially as the falls were in full spectacular flow.

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washington
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Went here for a walk with my kids and we all loved it from the adventure wooden play park to the walk itself and the waterfalls. You can do a full circle right round but unfortunately we ran out of time but will def be visiting again especially with a picnic!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Unfortunately for us - the falls weren't at full flow when we visited but the walkways and wildlife guidance improve every time we visit

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West Lothian Scotland
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Whilst staying at New Lanark Mill hotel we walked to the Falls of Clyde. The river was low so the Falls weren't at their best but still a lovely walk. Occasionally the boardwalk can be flooded so need to walk a different route.

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

One of the most beautiful spots I have ever seen! Next time I'm coming back in summer to spend more time outside.

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hartlepool
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely walk along the clyde enjoying the fantastic views of 3 waterfall mixed with exciting wildlife .

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