Trip Planner:   Europe  /  UK  /  Scotland  /  Argyll and Bute  /  Taynuilt  /  Sightseeing  /  Bonawe Iron Furnace

Bonawe Iron Furnace, Taynuilt

(4.1/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web)
Bonawe Iron Furnace is located in Taynuilt. Make Bonawe Iron Furnace part of your personalized Taynuilt itinerary using our Taynuilt tour planner.
Create a full Taynuilt itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Taynuilt

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Argyll and Bute by other users

13 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 55 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM MEXICO October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 22 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM CANADA May, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 28 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in York & Scotland BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in London, Liverpool & Scotland BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Having chanced upon it we were not disappointed. A fascinating piece of Scottish Industrial past and in a way fairly unique in both used of Charcoal rather than coal and its longevity before productio...  more »
  • A small attraction which was a great way to spend an hour. Interesting and informative. Brought to life by a chat with the guide in the ticket office who was had done her own research and was able to ...  more »
  • Just the thing to visit if your interest is industrial heritage. Well worth seeking out if it is. Nice tea room in village too. Not well advertised.  more »
Google
  • Interesting place probably for a wet day although you need be prepared for the weather. Charges from April to September.
  • Really interesting
  • Fantastic
  • Hi folks. I'm afraid you've got the Iron Furnace at the wrong location! It is at the other side of Loch Etive at the village of Taynuilt on the A85. The postcode is: PA35 IJQ. Most sat nav systems seem to direct people to the top entrance of the Iron Furnace and not the main entrance at the bottom of the road but you can enter from the top and walk down through the furnace. This is quite a common mistake leading from the confusion between the two 'Bonawe's'. Bonawe village is down past the Black Crofts on a single track road signposted from the A828. The Iron Furnace is at the village of Taynuilt, the whole area used to be referred to as 'Bonawe' because there was a passenger ferry linking the two between the Bonawe Quarry and Taynuilt. Cheers Fiona