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Nestled in Lanarkshire’s Clyde Valley just 1 hour from Glasgow and Edinburgh, New Lanark World Heritage Site is internationally famous for its historic buildings, beautiful landscape and over 200 years of significant social history.
The mill village was founded in 1785 by David Dale and Richard Arkwright, and then managed for 25 years from 1800 by the pioneering Robert Owen. He provided decent homes, fair wages, free health care, a new education system for villagers and the first workplace nursery school in the world!
New Lanark has been beautifully restored as a living community is now recognised as one of Scotland’s six UNESCO World Heritage Sites of ‘outstanding universal value’ which welcomes over 300,000 site visitors annually.
At New Lanark today you can still wonder at the stunning architecture and enjoy the beautiful landscape – but there’s a lot more on offer including the New Lanark Visitor Centre, Clearburn Play & Picnic Area, Mill Shops, Mill Café, New Lanark Mill Hotel, Wee Row Hostel.
The village of New Lanark is managed by the New Lanark Trust, a Registered Scottish Charity (SC008552) which was established in 1974 with the aim of restoring and regenerating the former cotton mill village of New Lanark as a living and working community which is now a major source of employment and commercial activity in the area.
What is the blogging assignment?
New Lanark Trust are looking for Scotland based bloggers to enjoy a visit to New Lanark World Heritage Site and to produce independent reviews of their day.
We are looking to raise awareness of New Lanark as a ‘day out’ destination by promoting all of the activities that visitors can enjoy when visiting us such as our Visitor Centre, Woodland Walks, Mill Café, Mill shops and our new Clearburn Picnic and Play Area.
We would be able to offer free entrance to the New Lanark Visitor Centre for up to two adults & 2 children, in compensation for the blogger’s time & creativity in writing the blog post review.
We are NOT able to offer any travel subsidy and bloggers must make their own way to New Lanark. We are based around 1 hour from Glasgow and Edinburgh and can be accessed via train (to Lanark station), bus (again to Lanark station) or car.
What type of blogs are you looking for?
As New Lanark has so many activities that can appeal to a wide audience, we would welcome applications from a wide range of bloggers.
Examples of bloggers who may enjoy a day out to New Lanark can include: lifestyle bloggers, travel bloggers, family/mummy/daddy bloggers, history/heritage bloggers, nature/walking bloggers.
We would ask that bloggers include at least one link to our website www.newlanark.org and where possible mention our official channels on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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How else might you compensate the blogger?
We would be able to offer free entrance to the New Lanark Visitor Centre for up to two adults & 2 children, in compensation for the blogger’s time & creativity in writing the blog post review. This would be pre-arranged in advance of the bloggers visit.
We are NOT able to offer any travel subsidy and bloggers must make their own way to New Lanark.
When would the blogger need to complete and publish the blogging assignment by?
1-2 weeks after receiving the product/item to review or email agreement to proceeded.
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