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Ardnamurchan Natural History and Visitor Centre

Glenmore, Acharacle PH36 4JG, Scotland
+44 1972 500209
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Good local attraction

Dropped in to see the centre and for a coffee and a bit of a shop whilsat on holiday. Interesting... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Dave B
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Settle, United Kingdom
A great place for nature

We stopped at the Ardnamurchan Natural History Centre as a halfway point on our journey to the... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
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“local wildlife” (12 reviews)
“gift shop” (17 reviews)
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 18 September 2017

Dropped in to see the centre and for a coffee and a bit of a shop whilsat on holiday. Interesting display on local wildlife. Great views to Loch Sunart. Good coffee. Gift shop with good range of items. Friendly, Good parking.

Thank Dave B
Richard P, Manager at Ardnamurchan Natural History and Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Many thanks for the comments. Best regards and hope to see you again soon in Ardnamurchan.

Reviewed 15 September 2017

We stopped at the Ardnamurchan Natural History Centre as a halfway point on our journey to the Lighthouse at the end of the peninsula. We enjoyed coffee and tasty bacon and egg rolls in the attractive café and browsed through an appealing range of books,...More

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Richard P, Manager at Ardnamurchan Natural History and Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Many thanks for your great comments. We do our best to offer the best service we can with the free exhibition and advice about the area. The Pine Martins are however out of our control with the damage they cause. Never the less our information...More

Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This visitors centre has some interesting exhibitions. It was free entry which was a bonus, but we made a donation as it was worth a visit. Unfortunately the cameras/ screens into the hides were not working as the pine martins had eaten the cables! The...More

Thank Nicola H
Richard P, Manager at Ardnamurchan Natural History and Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Many thanks for the comments and mentioning that the exhibition is Free. It is regrettable that we have lost some screens due to Pine Martins chewing cables. However our cinema room still shows The Highlands wildlife film from 11 - 3 each day and again...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The natural history centre is now almost non existent. There was not even food put out for the birds. But having said that, the restaurant is much improved with tables at the scenic end of the building. The food is really good with home made...More

Thank LuluWalker
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I appreciate when we visited the main season was over. Let me start with the positives - friendly welcoming staff, lovely location and although we didn't eat the menu looked good no food served look fresh with ample portions. The negatives - we visited as...More

Thank lferr
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Just got back from ardnamurchan and wanted to write a review about the Natural History and Visitors centre. The staff give you a warm welcome and the food and drinks which they have a great selection are served with a smile and decent conversation. The...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Stopped here on our way to Kilchoan as my wifes great, great grandmother was born in the locality. The visitor's centre was built by the people who own it. I mean they built it with their own hands. The small but interesting exhibits gave us...More

Thank V581ZSdonb
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Wonderful location, very friendly and helpful staff, good food. A very tranquil and relaxing place - eat outdoors if you can. Exhibition is informative but with a little thought could be updated and improved. We were overall so impressed we called again as time passes...More

Thank dpjbart
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

A little bleary-eyed and very hungry after an early ferry crossing over from Mull, we stumbled across this little gem on a long and winding drive towards Mallaig. It was sheer good luck that we drove past just as the centre opened at 8.30am, and...More

Thank elh85
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We stopped here on our way back from the lighthouse. The exhibition is small but very interesting and told me a lot about the area. We also had lunch (paninis basically) which was nice. The dining room was lovely and if you have a dig...More

Thank Macbad
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