The Crannog Centre, a living history museum situated on Loch Tay in Perthshire is a fascinating exploration of Scottish history. At The Crannog Centre, you are able to live as if you were an original Crannog dweller, fully immersing yourself in how they lived through exploring original artefacts, cooking, textile making, ancient crafts and other exciting opportunities.
Take a paddle on one of the museum’s replica log boats on the loch and experience the true atmosphere of pre-historic times within the Crannog Roundhouse. Located by Loch Tay, the centre itself is just a short stroll from Kenmore village and a few miles from Killin, meaning that it is the perfect stop-off point for visitors of ramblers and other visitors.
The Scottish Crannog Centre has, over the years, evolved to become a unique and exciting way of seeing how life in the Iron Age went by. Supported by a team of informed, knowledgeable and passionate staff The Crannog Centre allows you the opportunity to be transported back to the times of the Iron Age, giving you insightful information about the period and broadening your knowledge of Scotland’s heritage.
Suitable for couples, families and educational visits, visitors are invited to ask questions about 2500 years of loch history, leaving visitors with a deeper understanding of how life in the Iron Age was for dwellers and how it differs from life nowadays.
Surrounded by the stunning Loch Tay, visitors are invited to bring their dogs and take a picnic in the grounds, enjoying the loch’s relaxing atmosphere. Facilities are plentiful, with a gift shop, coffee cabin, accessible toilets and an abundance of picnic tables. Parking opposite the Crannog Centre is free for visitors, and there is space for bicycles to be stored if need be, making it easily accessible no matter your method of transport.