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Auchindrain Highland Farm Township

| Auchindrain, Inveraray PA32 8WD, Scotland
+44 1499 500235
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Historic preservation of long-gone township

We arrived in hopes of learning more about the lives of ancestors who traced from this region. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lisac79823
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Great visit

Was interesting so see this township, that has been left as it was, so gives a good insight into... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SunflowerMay
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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“the cottages” (8 reviews)
“rural life” (4 reviews)
“hard life” (6 reviews)
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| Auchindrain, Inveraray PA32 8WD, Scotland
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+44 1499 500235

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived in hopes of learning more about the lives of ancestors who traced from this region. The site consists of a small farming township, several buildings of which have been restored. Placards in the visitors center explain the nature of the settlements of this...More

Thank lisac79823
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was interesting so see this township, that has been left as it was, so gives a good insight into the way of life.

Thank SunflowerMay
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely wee museum displaying highland life. Very interesting. Well worth a visit. Tour around the little but and bens and discover what life was like back centuries ago

Thank bateson46
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Although the site has most of its maintenance done in winter we still found it very interesting to visit. There is enough information in the guidebook and on the buildings to educate yourself as you go round. I had emailed prior to the visit and...More

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AuchindrainTownship, Manager at Auchindrain Highland Farm Township, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We were pleased to be able to welcome you to Auchindrain in winter.

Reviewed 19 September 2016

£6.50 entrance fee, dog friendly, guide book was informative, we found it interesting and learnt a lot from our trip to Auchindrain. We have it so easy these days compared to back in the day. Glad we stopped to see some of Scotland's history.

1  Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Very historical rural village still very original dating back before the 16thC & now a museum, fascinating look into rural life before the clearances. Work is still ongoing with maintenance around the various out buildings with students from some overseas countries helping out .

Thank Geoff B
Reviewed 18 September 2016

i was looking forward to this but its done poorly! in some of the rooms they just store chairs etc like a garage!! thats not authentic, you get a tablet to take with you around on tour, and go yourself. in some of the cottages...More

2  Thank Klaire M
Reviewed 16 September 2016

a collection of early crofters cottages in what was once a real township. In various state of repair. Excellent information and explanation of the history. Mostly outside so subject to weather conditions, but a lovely cafe and gift/bookshop on site also. Plenty of free parking...More

1  Thank travelmum53
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is a wonderful hamlet or clachan of houses from centuries past – utterly fascinating. Such primitive surroundings like rush roofs, stone floors, the cattle in the room next door. It was quite humbling looking round this amazing museum. I got the sense of stepping...More

1  Thank Ken W
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This was recommended to us by friends and we stopped on the way back from Crinan after having passed it by many times. What a fascinating place. I am embarrassed that I knew nothing about townships before reading the history of this place, and to...More

2  Thank zoned
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paul S
Good morning, I am currently studying agricultural in a French engineering school and I am looking for an internship in an English farm. Would you be interested to take on your farm? Cordially. Paul Samin Second year student - Agriculture specialty - Promotion 158 Institut Polytechnique LaSalle Beauvais 19 rue Pierre Waguet - BP 30313 - F- 60026 Beauvais Cedex
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Response from AuchindrainTownship | Property representative |
Paul Please contact us direct by email through our website. Google "Auchindrain" to find it. Bob Clark Director
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