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Hands on History

This small site certainly punches well above its weight - it is a little gem that must not be... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2012
david_ng18
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
Fabulous piece of history

We stumbled upon this Crannog whilst out walking looking for a coffee. What we got was a... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2012
DavinaKelsall
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Kelsall
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The Scottish Crannog Centre is a 5-star reconstruction of an early Iron Age loch-dwelling built by the Scottish Trust for Underwater Archaeology. Our museum features 2,500-year-old underwater discoveries; our Iron Age Interpreters will guide you...more
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South Tay Road | Loch Tay, Nr Aberfeldy, Kenmore PH15 2HY, Scotland
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Reviewed 7 September 2012

This small site certainly punches well above its weight - it is a little gem that must not be missed if in the area. The staff are fabulous, friendly, very knowledgeable and make sure you get the most out of your visit. But it not...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2012

We stumbled upon this Crannog whilst out walking looking for a coffee. What we got was a fascinating piece of history, including hands on activities as well the opportunity to enter the Crannog itself. An unexpected piece of educational fun aswell as a coffee at...More

Thank DavinaKelsall
Reviewed 31 August 2012

We've been here before and loved it. Great for children to learn about our Scottish ancestors. Lots of hands on activities, a walk through information area and the Crannog it self is fascinating. The guides are knowledgeable and transport you back in time as they...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2012

well worth the time and money! kids loved it and even the hubby got into the game making fire. Education and history made fun!

Thank mydayjob
Reviewed 29 August 2012

This site was recommended by a local man who befriended us while we were vacationing in the area. Being interest in historical things in general, this was a given. It is very well done. The docents are so knowledgeable and the museum attached to the...More

Thank basketgal44
Reviewed 27 August 2012

We did this on a "recovery" day in between a few days of monro bagging. We were very glad we made the effort, it was certainly one of the highlights of our trip. It's a great half day excursion with something of interest for all...More

Thank flippsy12
Reviewed 25 August 2012

This was a very interesting couple of hours. The main part is to sit in a crannog (= a defensible lake dwelling, sometimes on an island, but this one on tree-trunk stilts) and listen to someone telling you about how people lived back in the...More

Thank Rob P
Reviewed 21 August 2012

This is a great attraction which really brings the lives of Iron age people to life. Sitting in the crannog listening to the knowledgeable guide you get a great sense of how they used to live. As well as visiting the crannog you get the...More

Thank MalvernTraveller
Reviewed 16 August 2012

Well worth a few hours visiting this wonderful attraction..hands on activities for all and a crannog to sit in and soak up the atmosphere of how we used live.

Thank Tanya O
Reviewed 13 August 2012

What a facinating place. Had no idea that these things existed! Staff dressed the part and were obviously passionate about their crannog.We were there on a beautiful hot day, can't imagine what it must have been like to live there in the Scottish winter!

Thank Julie M
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Soph1981
9 March 2018|
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Response from ScottishCrannog C | Property representative |
Hi there, huge apologies for not getting back to you sooner - we have not been receiving notification of messages. Most 3-year-olds are completely fascinated by what we do the Centre as it represents something very new in... More
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Inchconnachan
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
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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
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