A coach will transfer the whole family down into a different world, a place so warm that sub-tropical plants grow. Experienced guides will lead you through a massive tunnel cut though solid rock.
There you will find the nerve centre of the station and understand how the power from Loch Awe is harnessed to provide a rapid response to sharp rises in demand for electricity, such as at mealtimes.
A generator can go from standstill to its full power output of 100.000 kilowatts in only two minutes, fast enough that this underground power station at Cruachan can provide ScottishPower customers with power whenever needed.
PLEASE NOTE: WE ARE CURRENTLY NOT OPERATING GUIDED TOURS.
The Visitor Centre which houses the exhibition, kid’s zone, gift shop, cafe and outdoor play area is open Monday - Friday 9.30 am - 4.45 pm. Please call 0141 614 9105 for more information.
*Green Tourism Offer:Discounted places are available on our guided tours for persons arriving by public transport, on foot or by bicycle. This offer is subject to availability and booking is required.
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