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Island Treasure - CLOSED

The Balmichael Centre, Shiskine KA27 8DT, Scotland
+44 7971 922615
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Disappointing

Attended with teenage kids looking for a couple of hours entertainment. It was a rainy day but... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2015
jburke100
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glasgow
Day trip from Ardrossan to Arran

Boat left 0940 on the Caledonian Princess A Cal Mac boat which is one of the larger ships that... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2013
lbees
,
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 Jul 2015
“Disappointing”
27 Aug 2013
“Day trip from Ardrossan to Arran”
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The Balmichael Centre, Shiskine KA27 8DT, Scotland
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+44 7971 922615
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Reviewed 14 July 2015

Attended with teenage kids looking for a couple of hours entertainment. It was a rainy day but kids didn't mind. Well, this place was like a ghost town! Although it is the height of the tourist season the place was deserted! No staff to be...More

Thank jburke100
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Reviewed 27 August 2013

Boat left 0940 on the Caledonian Princess A Cal Mac boat which is one of the larger ships that operate the Island routes . Made for the restaurant and enjoyed the Calmac breakfast for £5.99 which gives you 6 breakfast items toast and tea or...More

2  Thank lbees
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Reviewed 23 October 2012

This place has such potential but each year we visit it has less to offer as something else has closed.Needs a new business plan and some investment quite soon or else it will go bust.Cafe is still decent and the views are pleasant.

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Reviewed 19 August 2011

The Balmichael Visitors Centre - does not offer all it advertises - yes there is few trampolines and outdoor adventure park for younger children - these are great weather permitting. The skies turned grey with afew drops of rain so we headed to 'paint your...More

8  Thank Melanie A
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Reviewed 13 June 2011

First, the Island Treasure exists no more. But the Balmichael Visitor and Crafts Center has over the winter metamorphosed into a really good attraction. When you enter on the right hand: «Pooch», where Nici Boni sells her handmade (on the premises) real leather bags, cushions...More

3  Thank Guschti_Broesmeli
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