Where to find us

Cruachan Visitor Centre is situated on the north bank of Loch Awe, 19 miles east of Oban on the A85. Falls of Cruachan station is 200 metres away and served by trains between Glasgow and Oban. The Visitor Centre is also on Glasgow to Oban bus routes.

Cruachan visitor centre

Opening Times

Public tours of and visits to Cruachan Power Station and Visitor Centre are currently suspended for the rest of 2020. 

The suspension is to reduce the risk to business-critical areas of our operation.

We are planning to re-open the Visitor Centre and resume tours early in 2021, but we cannot guarantee this at the present time. Updates will be posted on our website and Facebook.

You can however view a virtual tour here.

When we reopen:

Summer Opening Hours:

April – October, Monday – Friday only, 9.15am – 4.45pm

Winter Opening Hours:

November – March, Monday – Friday only, 9.15 am – 3.45pm

Prices

Adults: £7.50

Senior citizens/Students: £6.50

Children, 5 – 15 years: £2.50 (under 5 years are free)

Green Tourism Offer: Discounted rates are available on guided tours for persons arriving by public transport, on foot or by bicycle. This offer is subject to availability and requesting a place in advance is strongly recommended to prevent disappointment.

Group tours

The Cruachan Visitor Centre frequently caters to large group visits, both for guided tours or just tea stops at the Hollow Mountain Cafe.

To request a group tour please contact us.

Contact Us

Access

Car parking

The Cruachan Visitor Centre and Hollow Mountain Cafe have a free of charge car park.

Disabled access

The Cruachan Visitor Centre and Hollow Mountain Cafe offer step-free access.

However, tours of the Hollow Mountain and Cruachan Power Station are unfortunately not suitable for wheelchair users and may be unsuitable for persons with limited mobility.