Loch of the Lowes Visitor Centre
Loch of the Lowes, Dunkeld PH8 0HH | T. 01350 727 337
Loch of the Lowes Visitor Centre and Wildlife Reserve covers 98 hectares near Dunkeld. From early April to late August, the star attraction is a pair of breeding ospreys, which nest just 150 metres from our observation hide. Highlights include:
Get closer to the ospreys with binoculars, telescopes and live video footage
Spot red squirrels, woodpeckers and other woodland birds from viewing windows
Interactive displays help bring the story of Loch of the Lowes to life
Education activities and school visits
Regular family events throughout the year
Gift shop stocking a range of wildlife-themed gifts, souvenirs and birdcare products
Hot and cold drinks and light refreshments available
The Visitor Centre is
open daily from 1 March to 31 October (from 10am to 5pm) and from
1 November to 28 February, Friday to Sunday only (from 10.30 am to 4 pm). Full details on admission prices and facilities are available on the visitor centre website.
Bell Mill, Stanley, Perth, PH1 4QE | T: 01738 828 268
Stanley Mills is a unique complex of water-powered cotton mills situated on a majestic bend in the River Tay.
Get hands-on in one of Scotland's most dynamic sites. Picturesquely sited on the banks of the Tay, Stanley Mills were founded to process cotton at the height of the Industrial Revolution in the 1780s, repeatedly adapted to changes in the textile industry, and finally closed in 1989.There are superb interactive displays and games that help you to experience working life here. Find out if your fingers are as nimble as a child labourer’s – or whether you can match the business acumen of a mill-owner. Listen to the Gaelic poetry and stories of the displaced Highlanders who worked here after losing their homes in the Clearances.
Full details on admission prices and facilities are available on the visitor centre website.
Very occasionally the property has to close at short notice due to adverse weather conditions or other reasons out with our control. Please check the Historic Scotland closures page for any unexpected site closures https://www.historicenvironment.scot/visit-a-place/check-for-closures/. You can also follow closure tweets from @welovehistory using #hsclosure. Alternatively please call the site before setting off to check they are open.