Welcome to Cruachan
Welcome!

Situated amongst some of Scotland's most beautiful scenery, lying deep within Ben Cruachan is one of the country's most amazing engineering achievements.

The world's first high head reversible pumped storage hydro scheme is housed in a gigantic man-made cavern. The Visitor Centre houses the free exhibition area and is the starting point of the guided tour.

Excited boyA great day out for all the family

Cruachan is an awesome experience rain or shine!

  • Discover the heart of the hollow mountain
  • Explore the vistor centre and free exhibition
  • Enjoy the lochside cafeteria and gift shop
  • Relax in the picnic area
  • View Loch Awe at its best

 

Opening Hours

Awards

Cruachan is a working Power Station and regularly requires maintenance, there may be times when we are asked to delay or cancel tours at short notice. However we will endeavour to highlight these on this website.

The Visitor Centre is now closed and will re-open in Spring 2015.
Please call 0141 614 9107 for further details
Awards Awards

The Cruachan Visitor Centre is pleased to announce that 2014 has brought us a total of two awards...