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The Scottish Crannog Centre

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Address: South Tay Road, Kenmore PH15 2HY, Scotland
Phone Number: 01887 830583
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Description: The Scottish Crannog Centre is a 5 star, authentic reconstruction of an...
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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My in law had found this prior to us going for a week holiday at Tummel Bridge.I was unsure but we need to choose something for everyone ..there were 5 adults and 4 year old.I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

My in law had found this prior to us going for a week holiday at Tummel Bridge.I was unsure but we need to choose something for everyone ..there were 5 adults and 4 year old.I was so very very happy with her find.This was one of the best things we did during the holiday.Great for all ages.Brilliant staff.Hands on and... More 

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Mons, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This is a fun tour that is well worth a stop especially if you have kids. The crannog was interesting but we loved the hands on demonstrations afterwards. So interesting and Tony the docent had all of us intrigued with his fire making skills. Would be even better if the weather cooperated but even in a cool and blustery day... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My family stopped here on our way from Edinburgh to Inverness, and it was well worth the visit! The main focus on the tour is the authentic reconstruction of a Scottish Crannog, but before you visit the actual structure, you get some background in a mini self-guided tour while you wait for the actual tour to start. That was nice... More 

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Hong Kong Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Every time we go to Kenmore or drive past we always try to make it to the Crannog centre. The workmanship and commitment that went into building this and to continue its maintenance is just astounding. The stories they tell about the history of Crannogs and Scottish history is great. Afterwards you get to use some of the tools which... More 

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Dunoon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Interesting visit! WAs really interesting to see what has come before .. structure was fascinating and the presentations by both guides were superb.. from learning of the uses of the building to the demonstrations ( Fire, wood & stone working, textile manufacture ). Would thoroughly recommend..

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The Crannog Centre will take you back to a time before the Bronze Age to a sturdy people and wonderful place. A must see to understand the hearty stock of the Celtic peoples and their love of the land, families and livestock. Use your imagination and see how they used a lathe, built and fire and ground wheat - all... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

We spent a great morning at the Crannog Centre. It was interesting and the guides are really enthusiastic about the subject. Fire-making was great too! The Crannog is well worth a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Surprisingly interesting visit with guide onto the crannog (one of many in Scotland) and a peak into the lifestyle 2500 years ago. The museum appears small, but offers several activities beyond the guided tour. Families will not be disappointed by activities aimed at making fire, using a lathe and weaving.

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is hands on history and my second visit with my family 7 year old daughter. The guides are brilliant, it's like receiving a talk from university professors, but presented in a very consice format while sit titling in the amazing crannog. After there is some practical hands on living archeology, where you are demonstrated the stills of boring holes... More 

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Westlake Village, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Our guide made this historical site interesting, informative and definitely entertaining. Worth a visit!

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Additional Information about The Scottish Crannog Centre

Address: South Tay Road, Kenmore PH15 2HY, Scotland
Phone Number: 01887 830583
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Kenmore
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

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