Special arrangements are currently in place at Bonawe Historic Iron Furnace, to comply with Scottish Government guidance during the Covid-19 pandemic.
- Our staff have been trained in hygiene and social distancing and have been provided with the necessary PPE
- Signage is on site to guide visitors, including one way systems and marked areas that are currently closed to visitors
- We have introduced enhanced cleaning measures to make visitors feel comfortable while visiting
- In line with Scottish Government legislation and guidance, face coverings are mandatory if you are visiting any indoor/enclosed spaces at our sites including retail and catering areas (subject to some exceptions)
In line with best practice in the visitor attractions industry and as advised by Capability Scotland, visitors with disabilities are treated on an equal basis with all other visitors and entry is charged at the appropriate admission category rate - Adult/Concession/Child. Proof of disability is not required.
We recognise that some disabled visitors may need help to visit our sites and we offer free entry for accompanying carers, these can be added when making your booking. Please note this is limited to two carers per transaction.
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.
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:
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.
For information on accessibility at more than 80 of our sites download our Access Guide.