The Scottish Crannog Centre

Exhibitions

Kenmore, South Loch Tay, Perthshire, PH15 2HY

    The Scottish Crannog Centre is an award-winning and interactive centre which shows what Iron Age life was like with a reconstructed prehistoric loch-dwelling.

    Built as an archaeological experiment based on discoveries underwater, the thatched roundhouse, in the shallows of Loch Tay, is a living museum on the water. It overlooks the remains of 4 of the 18 ancient crannog settlements preserved in the loch, with the picturesque village of Kenmore to the east, and stunning views towards Ben Lawers and Killin to the west.

    The 5-star Scottish Crannog Centre has exhibits and activities to engage all interests from the specialist to the passer-by. Inside, some of the 2,500 year old artefacts are displayed with DVDs and interpretive boards while outside visitors can dress up and try several ancient crafts and technologies including fire-making without matches. News and special events are posted regularly on the centre's website, Twitter and Facebook.

    Facilities include toilets, giftshop, snackbar and covered outdoor picnic area and dugout canoe hire. There is free parking, a bus stop outside the front door and racking for bicycles.  Discounts are provided to groups and those who visit using sustainable transport.

    Located in the shallows of Loch Tay, the centre is a stroll from Kenmore village, a few miles from Aberfeldy or Killin and within two hours of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness.

    Gradings
    5 Visitor Attraction
    Awards
    Green Tourism Gold
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Apr 2014 - 31 Oct 2014

    We are also open on 15,16,19, 22 & 23 February for Kenmore’s WinterWeek Festival.

    Catering

    • Tea & Coffee Available

    Domestic

    • Toilets

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking
    • Dutch Speaking
    • German Speaking

    Location

    • Rural Location
    • Lochside Location
    • Waterfront Location
    • Sea/Loch View

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • Single Travellers
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Groups Welcome
    • Young People
    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome

    Children

    • Outdoor Play Area
    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    • ASVA Member
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Payment Methods

    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Delta Card
    • Cash
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card
    • Cheque

    Transport

    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Cycle Locker
    • Cycle Rack
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Private Car Space
    • Disabled Parking
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Free Parking On-Site

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