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easy to miss but worth a stop

This is located in a residential part of Lairg so easy to miss. A great play area for kids, with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marion E
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Great stop while on the road, needs time to fully absorb

Nice little visitor centre with informative displays in several rooms and a nice little cafe. We... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is located in a residential part of Lairg so easy to miss. A great play area for kids, with picnic benches. Inside a small museum about the area. toilets and tea/coffee available with a small shop. We didn't have time to do any of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Marion E
Reviewed July 30, 2019

It's an 'ok if your passing' type of place. But I wouldn't make a special journey to visit. The small shop is a souvenir type of shop and is a very nice shop. I bought a few nice things. The centre itself has some displays...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 16, 2019

Nice little visitor centre with informative displays in several rooms and a nice little cafe. We stopped en route while looking for toilets in Lairg. We found pleasant staff and loads of information crammed onto the walls. The cafe, while small, serves a great quality...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank R2D2Vader
Reviewed May 31, 2019

Very interesting and well presented facility where you could easily spend a couple of hours learning about the area and its history. Very well presentes geological overview of Scotland also

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Brucem21
Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

Really interesting visitors centre and free toilets There’s things for kids and great dog walks Shop has local crafts at reasonable prices Worth popping in to if in the area

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jeanscot
Reviewed September 12, 2018

We stopped here for a coffee after a long drive and were surprised at all the information and exhibits that were here. Lovely friendly staff. Great place for children. Plenty for them to do inside and out.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marion W
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

The visitor center has a great playground, interesting exhibits on the local area, a small shop and a very reasonably priced cafe (drinks and small snacks). Bathrooms are clean. It is also a starting point for several nice walls. Staff is friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

Great place to visit. Alot of local history and information available here. Has lovely gardens. Staff very friendly and helpful. Lots of activities for children and adults.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank b0bbyp10
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

This centre is well laid out and has informative boards on a wide variety of locally relevant information: Lairg’s development and people, local railway, geology and the asteroid hit, etc. All in a good setting and you can pick up a coffee or soft drink,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Scotexile
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Nice centre full of history about lairg, interactive parts and things for children to do. Nice gift shop and seating area for a quiet read or chat. Small play area outside and walks along the loch to keep them busy

Date of experience: February 2018
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