The Blackhouse, Arnol

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  • Working very close to this location and decided to pay a visit. Cold November morning and hail stones did not dampen my spirit or experience of these wonderful structures. Sat just a stones throw up f...  more »
  • Well worth a visit to see the diufferent style of housing at the museum. Great to see that people living in the surrounding areas have left the ruins in situ and simply built around them.  more »
  • Excellent a great place for a cultural visit. Our group was aged 6 - 73 and we all really enjoyed the experience. I live in a White House that has been extended and slightly modernised so it was great to also see the White House there and what mine would have originally been like.
  • The 'guide' who explained the weaving history and demonstrated the weaving looms definitely was a local man who spoke out of the experience of growing up in the community. A great visit. Learnt so much of the history.
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