The Scottish Crannog Centre (Scotland) Reviews
Description:A crannog is a type of ancient loch-dwelling found throughout Scotland and Ireland dating from 5,000 years ago. Many ... more
The Scottish Crannog Centre (Scotland) ... crannogs were built out in the water as defensive homesteads and represented symbols of power and wealth. The Scottish Crannog Centre features a unique reconstruction of an early Iron Age loch-dwelling, built by the Scottish Trust for Underwater Archaeology (STUA). This authentic recreation is based on the excavation evidence from the 2,600 year old site of 'Oakbank Crannog', one of the 18 crannogs preserved in Loch Tay, Scotland. The STUA continues to explore other underwater sites in Loch Tay and further afield, regularly adding new discoveries to its multi-award-winning flagship centre at Kenmore, Perthshire.
Newest Review: ... ticket and then every half hour or so you are allowed into the self guided exhibition. SELF GUIDED EXHIBITION In here they have exhibited some of the items found at the Crannog on the Loch. The first exhibit shows a small aquarium and tells you there are nine things to find in there. We found only two things that looked of any interest and the rest looked just like the bottom of any pond ... more
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by - written on 12/09/13, updated on 12/09/13 (Very useful, 66 readings)
The Scottish Crannog Centre Kenmore, Loch Tay Highland Perthshire PH15 2HY 01887 830583 Prior to staying in Kenmore I had never come across the term Crannog and certainly would have had absolutely no idea what one was. Before we go anywhere on holiday we do quite a lot of research and we discovered that the centre for Scottish Crannogs was on Loch Tay just near where we were staying and so that went down on the list of things to do once we arrived. A Crannog is an Iron Age settlement or house on a very small island close to the shores of a Loch. Today they look like tiny islands with a clump of trees growing on them. In Loch Tay ... Read the complete review
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