New Lanark, Scotland. New Lanark is the site of an 18th century cotton mill founded by David Dale and Robert Owen. It has undergone extensive renovation and restoration since the 1960s and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
New Lanark, Scotland - New Lanark is a small 18th- century village set in a sublime Scottish landscape where the philanthropist and Utopian idealist Robert Owen moulded a model industrial community in the early 19th century. The imposing cotton mill buildings, the spacious and well-designed workers' housing, and the dignified educational institute and school still testify to Owen's humanism.