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Scottish Crannog Centre

Scottish Crannog Centre Review

Here's your chance to travel back 2,500 years to a time when this region's inhabitants lived in circular homesteads known as crannogs. Standing on stilts in the middle of lochs, these dwellings were approachable only by narrow bridges that could be easily defended from intruders. This center reveals the strength of these communal homes that were built entirely of wood, right down to the nails. Visits are by guided tour, beginning with an interesting exhibit on construction methods, followed by some fun with Neolithic lathes and tips on lighting a fire without matches. You can also reserve ahead to paddle a dugout canoe onto beautiful Loch Tay.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Off A827, west of Aberfeldy, Aberfeldy, PH15 2HY | Map It
  • Phone: 01887/830583
  • Cost: £8
  • Hours: Apr.–Oct., daily 10–5:30; last entry 1 hr before closing
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  • Location: Aberfeldy
Updated: 10-08-2013

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