Visitor Centre

With an idyllic location on the shores of Loch Awe, the Visitor Centre is perfect for a great day out.

Visitor centre


Our exciting exhibition shows how the power station works, with lots of information of renewable electricity.  There are interactive touchscreens, displays of old memorabilia and a working model of a turbine generator.

Interactive House for Children

We have an Interactive House where children can play and learn all about Cruachan, renewable energy and local wildlife – with drawing activities, quizzes and even the opportunity to dress up as an engineer!

Gift Shop

Gift shop

Our gift shop has a variety of gifts for all ages, including a selection of jewellery, children's toys, homeware and a selection of Cruachan themed souvenirs and books.

Cafe & Picnic Areas

Our Hollow Mountain Cafe offers delicious, fresh snacks with stunning views over Loch Awe. There are picnic tables on the patio and along the quiet lochside where you can eat your own snacks on pleasant days.

Car Parking

We have a large, free of charge car park for your convenience.