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The Central Highlands Sights

Scottish Crannog Centre

  • Off A827 Map It
  • Aberfeldy
  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Updated 10/08/2013

Fodor's 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.

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Sight Information

Address:

Off A827, west of Aberfeldy, Aberfeldy, PH15 2HY, Scotland

Map It

Phone:

01887-830583

Sight Details:

  • £8
  • Apr.–Oct., daily 10–5:30; last entry 1 hr before closing

Updated 10/08/2013

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