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Very interesting

Great for the technically minded and those interested in alternative means of power generation... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AlaApl
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Newport, United Kingdom
Amazing experience

Visited here as a kid and again with my kids. It is an amazing feat of engineering and you can get... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
Ayrdiver
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Bowmore, United Kingdom
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| Off A85, Dalmally, Loch Awe PA33 1AN, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank AlaApl
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Visited here as a kid and again with my kids. It is an amazing feat of engineering and you can get a little glimpse of the enormity of such a project. Well worth the visit!

Thank Ayrdiver
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Tour round site very good guides very informative and good humoured made it a great trip out. The engineering that went into this was truly remarkable well worth a visit

Thank christopherjE2753TW
Reviewed 4 December 2017

great place to stop and see the endeavours of the men who created a spectacular feat of engineering. the tour was excellent and recommend a visit to anyone.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 30 November 2017

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

Thank Norman M
Reviewed 26 November 2017

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

Thank John I
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

You take a minibus deep into the mountain and then you see something the size of a cathedral which looks like something out of a 1960s James Bond movie! Guides give a really interesting talk about the power station and the “tunnel tigers” who worked...More

Thank LovelyDevon
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Amazing as to how the power station was built in the mountain. The trip below ground was interesting, but why are no photos allowed ?

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This is an amazing work of art, secluded inside a mountain, Scottish Power. The little cafeteria was an added bonus, nice coffee and a scone

Thank Tony M
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