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Bonawe Historic Iron Furnace

Visit the most complete charcoal-fuelled ironworks in Britain located near Taynuilt. Founded in 1753 by Cumbrian iron masters attracted by the industrial potential of Argyll’s woodlands, Bonawe Iron Furnace is situated in a spectacular setting at the head of Loch Eti... read more
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The Old Byre Heritage Centre

We have :- X Miniature Mull through the ages ( 25 models painstakingly made by Nick Hesketh). X 6 Wildlife habitats of Mull with examples of wildlife to be found within those habitats. X Photographic displays by Roger Johns of Butterflies/Moths/Caterpill... read more
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Duart Castle

Duart Castle, on the Isle of Mull in Scotland is the ancestral home of the Clan Maclean. Discover the history of the Castle and the Macleans, learn more about other visitor attractions on Mull and Iona, and visit our on... read more
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Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel

Built before 1275 on a huge rock overlooking the Firth of Lorn, Dunstaffnage was the mighty stronghold of the MacDougalls. The castle, with its huge curtain wall, was captured by Robert the Bruce in 1309 and remained in royal possession for some y... read more
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Rothesay Castle

Once a bulwark against invading Viking forces, the magnificent ruins of Rothesay Castle boast a long and close connection to the Stewart dynasty. Situated on the Isle of Bute, Rothesay Castles dates back to the early 13th century and is ... read more
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Iona Abbey and Nunnery

Iona Abbey is one of Scotland’s most historic and sacred sites. The abbey was founded by St Columba and his Irish followers in AD 563. As a celebrated focus for Christian pilgrimage, Iona retains its spiritual atmosphere and remains an enduring s... read more
Isle of Iona
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Adam's Grave

This long barrow is about 60m (196ft) long and 6m (19ft) high. On either side are ditches still 6m (19ft) wide and 0.9m (3ft) deep. At the SE end are traces of a sarsen stone burial chamber. In 1860 John Thurnam ... read more
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Bosta Iron Age House

Bosta Iron Age Forts on the Isle of Lewis were discovered after a series of rescue excavations in 1996. This 1999 reconstruction was completed after pre-Norse houses were found in 1996 by an excavation team from Edinburgh University. ... read more
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Moine Mhor

Moine Mhor is a speckled mixture of mossy hummocks and open pools rising in a shallow, peaty dome. Fast moving hen harriers quarter the moss in search of prey whilst summer light catches on the glint of a dragonfly. In a... read more
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Cairn to Robert the Bruce

The cairn was built to commemorate Robert the Bruce’s victory on Lochaw... read more
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