Please note that due to refurbishment works the rear road will be closed to through traffic for two weeks commencing 22 May 2017 during the core hours (08:00 – 18:00)
Access works have started across the meadow area on the Reserve’s blue way marked Woodland Trail. It will be necessary to close the path at times for safety, please observe instructions on signage at all times.
This reserve is famous for its spectacular waterfalls and scenic woodland walks. Over 100 bird species have been recorded including peregrines and kingfishers. Daubenton’s bats can be spotted in the evenings. Badgers forage amongst the undergrowth and otters are often seen along the riverbank.
Address: Falls of Clyde, New Lanark ML11 9DB
- Regular badger and bat walks throughout the year
- Beautiful riverside walks straight from the visitor centre to the reserve
- Interactive toys and games – including badger facts and wildlife crafts
- Learn all about the history of Falls of Clyde on the Victorian self-guided trail
Best time to visit?
- Jan to Mar for otters
- Mar to Jun for peregrines
- Apr to Aug for woodland wildflowers
- Sep to Nov for fungi