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Ardnamurchan Natural History and Visitor Centre

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Address: Glenmore, Acharacle PH36 4JG, Scotland
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+44 1972 500209
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Lovely cafe and visitors centre

We had a lovely slice of cake and a cup of coffee sitting out side on a beautiful sunny day with amazing scenery. We were lucky enough to see a juvenile golden eagle flying high... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
Heather N
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Ellon, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Ellon, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We had a lovely slice of cake and a cup of coffee sitting out side on a beautiful sunny day with amazing scenery. We were lucky enough to see a juvenile golden eagle flying high above the centre. Staff are very friendly and welcoming

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

A good stop off in on the peninsula. Good basic light bite food. Good value with pleasant surroundings and nice gifts. Would be better if open all year round, so OK for the main season.

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Newport-on-Tay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We visited this place while waiting for a tour round the Ardnamurchan Distillery which is only a 2-minute walk away. It is a great place for lunch or a snack, with a fabulous view over the loch. Great gift shop. We arrived on the last day before the centre is to due close for the winter months.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch which was well priced. Service was quick and friendly. The centre is in the process of being further improved after many years of neglect. We left saying what a nice place and friendly person. We were to find out a few minutes later just what a kind person runs this place. We happened upon an... More 

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2 Thank S T
East Midlands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Great visitor centre with very knowledgeable staff, great cafe and lots of other useful bits and pieces to buy (maps, guides, confectionery, gifts, posters, postcards, unique wooden items, crystals etc.). Good place to buy peanuts to feed the Pine Martens and Badgers :-) Closed out of season though (End of October through to May)

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Chilly bright October day during the schools hols finds my son and I cycling between strontianite and ardnamurchan. A stunning road with sightings of rum, tiree and Coll with bird life galore. Lunchtime found us passing the ardnamurchan visitors centre where hearty minestrone, rich hot chocolate and a scrum my slice of carrot cake fuelled the return leg. Friendly and... More 

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Helena, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We were on our way to the Ardnamurchan Lighthouse, which took longer than we expected, and happened on this place. It was great for a light lunch and tea before we headed on. The view and the atmosphere of the place is pleasant and relaxing. There is an exhibit and they sell some nature-related items also.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely cafe to stop and eat at and browse. New owners are working very hard and seem to be putting their mark on the place. The exhibition is interesting but outdated and the space could be used as an outdoor wear shop perhaps as there aren't many on the peninsula. Would return!

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We were on our way to Sanna when came across the visitor centre and cafe. A very warm welcome, great coffee and cakes. Enjoyed browsing the gifts and artwork. Lots of wildlife around... Binoculars came in handy.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely spot and interesting nature exhibits Coffee was ok but service was helpful and courteous. Chill out with family or friends can't beat location

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