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Ardnamurchan Natural History and Visitor Centre

Glenmore, Acharacle PH36 4JG, Scotland
+44 1972 500209
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Friendly and Welcoming... A hidden gem in the Wild West of Scotland

I would absolutely recommend anyone visit this centre. Located in a stunning area with views... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jessy T
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Windsor, United Kingdom
Disappointing if you're actually looking for a natural history center

Mostly, this is a cafe and a gift shop. It is actually a nice little place to shop for souvenirs... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
WVBirdie
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Charleston, West Virginia
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good38%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Glenmore, Acharacle PH36 4JG, Scotland
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+44 1972 500209
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would absolutely recommend anyone visit this centre. Located in a stunning area with views looking out over the shimmering sea loch coming here was a welcome stop on my highland adventure. Tired from a long day hiking I very much enjoyed a stop in...More

1  Thank Jessy T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mostly, this is a cafe and a gift shop. It is actually a nice little place to shop for souvenirs! But we came here to learn about the animals, plants, and environment on the Ardnamurchan Peninsula. Well, there's not a ton of that! There are...More

Thank WVBirdie
Richard P, Owner at Ardnamurchan Natural History and Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The exhibition is Free to enter and for 35 years has exhibited enough information about the area to satisfy visitors hence the good feedback. Visitors appreciate that the new owners have stopped charging the £5 entry fee and accept that it is not a zoo...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located very close to the distillery, along the road to kilchoan this is a must do attraction. There is a lovely shop, tearoom, exhibition and the views across the bay are to die for. Information boards outside, picknick benches as well. The exhibition tells you...More

2  Thank Cora B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place to visit. Good displays and shop. Excellent food drink and service in cafe. Very comfortable. Lovely fire

1  Thank bbbythesea
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Arrived here at lunchtime and it was very busy but the service was excellent. We had the nicest cheese sandwich we have had for a very long time, side salad and crisps included. The coffee was really nice and all served with a smile and...More

2  Thank Catharine P
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Fantastic cafe with delicious home made food and lots of gluten free options (the most delicious home made gluten free scones!)

2  Thank an0ny123
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We stopped here by chance as we were passing on the road to the ferry - we are so glad we did! What an amazing place, and such a credit to the new owners who I think took over about a year ago. The cafe...More

3  Thank NJJKAJ
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My father and I had a wonderful visit to the Ardnamurchan Natural History Centre, it has a fun and engaging nature display as well as a great location. The recently renovated café and gift-shop are very welcoming, clean and well-presented. It was delightful to speak...More

1  Thank Keith_123321
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We stay along the road from here several times per year. This place has a decent range of food on offer, and all the food we have sampled here tastes lovely. However, the coffee isn't overly warm, and it would be a good idea for...More

Thank TrishMcQ73
Richard P, Owner at Ardnamurchan Natural History and Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Hi, Thanks for the comments. Our customer service and satisfaction is a priority. We do use a heated cabinet for all cups. However the Americano and Cappuccino cups due to the shape do get colder faster. Issues such as this can be easily rectified if...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Stopped by for a cuppa on our way to the Ardnamurchan Peninsula, the staff were so welcoming, friendly and answered any questions that we asked, the new owner had only taken over last year and opened the museum part of the centre for free, kids...More

Thank AnTuras
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