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Following the Scottish Government's announcement that restrictions are expected to relax, some of our staffed sites are set to reopen on Friday 30 April. Tickets available soon.




The rough gravel car park has no accessible spaces marked.

Nearest parking space is on flat ground 8m from the visitor centre, with a gate wide enough to allow wheelchair access.

Approach to site

Visitors approach the site along a gravel path.

Visitor centre

The shop has step-free access.


Bonawe is on a hill, with areas of shingle and cobbles on its slopes.

The main circular route around the buildings is on gravel and grass surfaces and is about 250m long. The ground is uneven in places.

The main exhibition room has 8 wooden stairs (with handrails) between its two levels. There is step-free access to both levels from outside.


Nearest adapted toilet is 9.5 miles away at:

PA34 4HP


Assistance dogs are permitted at all our sites and within roofed areas.  

Visitors' dogs are allowed at Bonawe Iron Furnace, but are not permitted in roofed areas. 

Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and not left unattended at any time. Owners must pick up after their dogs.

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