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This is a pumped storage scheme, off peak electricity being used nightly to pump large volumes of water to a hill top lake from where it is allowed to run down 1.6m dia pipes under gravity into turbines linked to generators, running at full output...More
A must see attraction, a bus ride into the very heart of a mountain is amazing, and very informative as to how electricity is produced. A well stocked souvenir shop, and a decent cafe all add to the experience.
Visited here on Monday morning with my tour group on our first morning.
A short drive from our hotel on the banks of Loch Awe. We hadn’t known what to expect but we’re very impressed by what we learnt and found out. However, we were...More
Great for the technically minded and those interested in alternative means of power generation. Very good displays and an informative film. A good shop and a nice cafe. Well worth a visit. Unfortunately unable to travel inside the working area and hopefully this can be...More
After myself and my partner driving 2 hours to visit the hollow mountain power station and take the tour, we were disappointed to find the tour is suspended till May due to maintenance. We checked the website prior to going and there was no mention...More
Wow what a feat of engineering. The guided tour was excellent with a very knowledgeable guide. There is an excellent restaurant and spotlessly clean toilets. also a video for those who do not wish to go into the mountain to see the turbines
Went here on a coach excursion, whilst on a winter break at Loch Awe Hotel . Its brilliant and I felt privileged to have visited the site. You have a mini bus into the mountain and you could fit the Tower of London into the...More