The Blackhouse, Arnol

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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 level tarmac car park has no accessible bays marked.

Approach to site

The site is about 25m from the car park across a relatively level tarmac surface.

Visitor centre

The shop and exhibition has ramped access.


The blackhouse:

  • is all on one level
  • has very low doorways and ceilings
  • has some narrow passageways
  • has uneven floors
  • can be very dark
  • can be very smoky, because of the open fire

The white house is reached over a large, rough stone drain cover and has a small threshold.

Access to the ruined blackhouses is over uneven grass.


There is an adapted toilet in the visitor centre.


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

Visitors' dogs are allowed at The Blackhouse, 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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Opening times

29 Mar to 30 Sept:
Daily except Sun, 10am to 4.30pm (last entry 4pm).
Closed for lunch 12 noon to 1pm.

1 Oct to 28 Mar:
Daily except Wed & Sun, 10am to 4pm (last entry 3pm). 
Closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm.

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