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Bright Water Visitor Centre

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Interesting and informative

We stopped in here for information about Gavin Maxwell and local wildlife. We found the person... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
C Dawn W
Tecumseh, Canada
Interesting if you're a Gavin Maxwell fan

Passed a couple of hours with a trip onto the island under the bridge, visiting the cottage... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very helpful voluntary staff who booked us into a tour of the Gavin Maxwell Museum. Lots of information and helpful guides.

Thank Kath P
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Small museum with interesting display set up to be good for young visitors, worth a look if you happen to be in the area

Thank insideeye2017
Reviewed 31 August 2018

There is probably numerous trips from Inverness to the Isle of Skye , but doing it our own way is more of a memorable trip i think , the information centre will give you lots of tips for travelling round the island , i caught...More

Thank mickknap
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We stopped in here for information about Gavin Maxwell and local wildlife. We found the person working there helpful and informative, about the local flora and fauna, and about the area.

Thank C Dawn W
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Plenty of info in this visitor centre and the volunteer there on the day we visited was very knowledgeable.

Thank Clyth H
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Passed a couple of hours with a trip onto the island under the bridge, visiting the cottage inhabited by Gavin Maxwell and a view over the bay from a lighthouse

Thank DebbieB62
Reviewed 9 August 2016

A great resource for kids for a hands on expierience and a background on the author Gavin Maxwell. The tour of the Island Eilean Ban and the exhibition are great even the Stevenson Lighthouse. We have stayed on the Island for the last 7 years...More

Thank Ashley W
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent and informative display about the author, Gavin Maxwell, otters and the local environment. This would be particularly good for children with lots of things to touch and feel.

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Reviewed 20 July 2016

We were at a loss to find something to fill in a short stay and hoped to get some ideas here. We found the lady in attendance helpful but really unable to provide much in the way of an option. So....nothing ventured, nothing gained but...More

Thank Simonsays3042
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

The idea of the centre is good enough but when arranging the tour they offered we were let down as the guide didn't turn up! Managed to get a refund though by the lovely lady in the shop. Hope they get better organised as it...More

Thank Cazzieshaw
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