Visitor centres

Ferrycroft Visitor Centre

Ferrycroft Visitor Centre has visitor information, café, shop and toilets. There are games, displays and experiences for all ages. Admission is free. The centre is operated by High Life Highland on our behalf.

Open daily from mid March to mid November, 10am. to 4pm.

Parking and activities

There is ample parking (turning space for larger vehicle and caravans) and lawned gardens with wood carvings, seating and play area (swings, climbing frame, zip wire etc). The centre is fully wheelchair accessible.

Two walks start from Ferrycroft, the first is the Ord Hill Archaeological Trail (hut circles, burnt mound, chambered cairns), the other walk is Ferrywood with a ruined broch, views of Shin Dam and lochside path.


Cafe and information

  Ferrycroft has a small café serving snacks, cold drinks, tea and a variety of coffees, the café seating overlooks the front garden and play area. There is a gift shop selling Highland sourced or themed goods.
There are three separate display rooms covering water, land and people, and at times additional, temporary features, for example, Lairg Asteroid or Local History Society displays.

For the younger ones there is an animal hide and seek, colouring, “Nature Detective” questions and games.
Toilet facilities include a disabled toilet and baby changing facilities in the ladies.
 

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