Bonawe Historic Iron Furnace



Carers tickets

In line with best practice in the visitor attractions industry, 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.

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.

Euan's Guide Reviews

Opening times

1 Apr to 30 Sept:
Daily, 9.30am to 5pm
Last entry: 4pm

1 Oct to 31 Mar:

There is currently no visitor access to the museum building.

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