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The Scottish Crannog Centre

South Tay Road | Loch Tay, Nr Aberfeldy, Kenmore PH15 2HY, Scotland
+44 1887 830583
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Fascinating look into the past.

A very interesting and informative visit to a fascinating place. It's incredible to think how they... read more

Reviewed yesterday

Well worth a visit, staff polite and knowledgeable, teens loved the tour, good insight to times past

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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The Scottish Crannog Centre is a 5 star, authentic reconstruction of an early Iron Age loch-dwelling which was built by the Scottish Trust for Underwater Archaeology. We also have a Gold award for environmental responsibility.Take a look at some of our underwater discoveries in the exhibition; walk over water into the Iron Age on your unique crannog tour, and get hands-on with ancient crafts and technologies. You can even hire a dugout canoe to paddle into prehistory (weather permitting). Special events run regularly and feature artists, musicians, skilled craft workers and other specialists who, together with our own team of Iron Age guides, actively bring the past to life for adults and children alike from ages 4 +. Also at our Centre, why not browse in our gift shop offering an excellent selection of books, crafts, and related items, or enjoy light refreshments from our snackbar.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
South Tay Road | Loch Tay, Nr Aberfeldy, Kenmore PH15 2HY, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

A very interesting and informative visit to a fascinating place. It's incredible to think how they lived back then, adapting to varying situations, making use of the limited amenities yet trading down the river to the coast. Excellent guide whose talk kept your attention the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit, staff polite and knowledgeable, teens loved the tour, good insight to times past

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

I loved the history surrounding this place. The displays were extremely informative and relied on excellent research. The guide was very knowledgeable and was able to impart this in a manner that was easily understood by a diverse group of visitors. Would highly recommend this...More

1  Thank Kelcardon
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent night, great for kids! Not really a typical pagan festival, however a lot of fun Staff are very hardworking and super sweet, very interesting surroundings, staff are very passionate, hidden gem x highly recommend

1  Thank Donna B
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I must admit to coming here with a big doubt in my mind. I thought it would be a yawn. How wrong. Dirk, our German host, has been working here for 10 years and did a fantastic job of engaging with the group, telling us...More

1  Thank Steve E
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Very knowledgeable guides. Some great interactive activities. We had a 5 year old and 2 year old with us and had a great time.

1  Thank Emily E
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Well worth the visit, very interesting, lots to see and do The delivery of both the small artefact museum and the informative chat about learned how the iron age people lived and worked in the reconstructed Crannog was brilliant. The reconstructed Crannog on the water...More

1  Thank Shaun C
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Extremely interesting...but felt a wee bit rushed being the last tour of the day!! Go earlier in the day would be my advice!!!

1  Thank Elsiesays
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Scottish Crannog Centre was an absolute highlight of our trip! Stunning location and passionate staff made the trip undoubtedly worth it. A fascinating look into the past and a lively demonstration of how things were made back then. The staff were all wonderful and...More

1  Thank Rebecca692014
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I have to say I didn't really know what to expect when i went along ....but what a fantastic tourist attraction. The staff are very friendly and know their stuff. it starts with you walking around a musuem and then a guide giving you a...More

1  Thank Linsay M
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21 October 2016|
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Response from ScottishCrannog C | Property representative |
With huge apologies for not answering this sooner. We are sorry but dogs are not allowed in the Centre, except assistance dogs. As one reviewer said, we do have an area outside for dogs to sit and wait for you. It is just... More
Dawn W
1 October 2016|
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Response from ScottishCrannog C | Property representative |
Hi there - apologies for the delay in responding to your question. The Centre closes for the season on 31 October after our Celtic Samhain Festival. We re-open on 01 April 2017 for our 20th Anniversary year. We note... More
kilted chef
21 August 2015|
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Response from ScottishCrannog C | Property representative |
Welcome! We are located on the south side of Loch Tay, just outside of the village of Kenmore. From Kenmore Square, head on the A827 towards Aberfeldy, following the end of the loch. Where the main road A827 curves sharply... More