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The Scottish Crannog Centre, Kenmore
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The Scottish Crannog Centre is a reconstruction of an early Iron Age loch-dwelling. You will learn all about crannogs, a type of ancient homestead found throughout Scotland and Ireland dating from 2,500 years ago. These structures were built out in the water as defensive homesteads and represented symbols of power and wealth. This authentic re-creation is based on excavation evidence. Your visit includes a self-guided exhibition, a guided crannog tour, and ancient crafts and technology demonstrations. A gift shop offers books, crafts, and other souvenirs. Check ahead for events, which could feature artists, musicians, or skilled craft workers. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to The Scottish Crannog Centre and many more Kenmore attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Kenmore trip itinerary planner.
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  • Thank you Daniel for a very informative Tour of this fantastic look at life 2.500years ago... both informative & entertaining... we visited in the October half term there are not many attractions you ...  more »
  • This was a very informative and friendly demonstration of what life was like for the folk who lived by Loch Tay over 2,000 years ago. In addition to walking into and hearing about these lakeside dwell...  more »
  • Interesting tour to learn about the history of Crannogs and how the early Scots lived on the lochs. Diane was a very good guide who showed us lots of hands-on activities like how to start a fire. You ...  more »
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  • Visited the Scottish Crannog Centre on 18th July 2016. I attended with my husband and we were really impressed. The Guide was very instructive and the whole tour is well doing. Well done all involved.
  • Found the tour very informative and getting to try the various ancient forms of every day life was great.
  • Fantastic place. I was fortunate enough to go there on a Samhain celebration. It was really great.
  • Perfect for a family day out very interesting
  • Innovative mix of archaeological science, prehistoric technologies and hands on fun.