ON STILTS Crannog
, the reconstructed prehistoric dwelling on Loch Tay, is a fascinating place to visit
The Llangorse Crannog
<B reconstruction on Llangorse Lake, the largest natural lake in South Wales
House on Loch Tay at Kenmore Indulge yourself at the Highland Chocolatier Shop The fairy tale Fonab castle hotel
In terms of local culture and history, the Homecoming Heritage Trail has some great attractions, including the Scottish Crannog
Centre, based on an ancient Scottish dwelling from 2500 years ago.
, an ancient dwelling found throughout Scotland and Ireland dating from 2,500 years ago, has been reconstructed and hosts tours and exhibitions.
The Cherrymount link crannog
was thought initially to date back to the 14th century but now evidence suggests it went back to early medieval times," the BBC quoted archaeologist Declan Hurl as saying.
1 Spend a couple of hours at the splendid Scottish Crannog
Centre based on Loch Tay.
There's even a Celtic Food and Drink Fair at the crannog
- a recreation of a prehistoric lake dwelling on Loch Tay.
And if you can't tell a croagh from a crannog
, this book will help you sort it out.
Using evidence from field survey, excavation, literary study and interviews with local people, Christina Fredengren presents a detailed study of crannog
building in the area around Lough Gara in the north-west of Ireland from the Mesolithic to the present day.
Another innovative organic brew is British Columbia-based Crannog
Ale, which is made with organic malt barley from Saskatchewan and German organic hops.
Unlikely characters bubble up into the plot, such as Oscar Wilde's father, who brings in the Irish version of the box-on-stilts, the Crannog