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Findhorn Heritage and Icehouse

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Excellent visit

Great visit to a hidden piece of history, very friendly volunteers who were knowledgeable of the... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
william f
via mobile
Surprisingly interesting

The heritage centre and icehouse are on two sites fifty or sixty yards apart, and really do give a... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Horley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Great visit to a hidden piece of history, very friendly volunteers who were knowledgeable of the area

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank william f
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The heritage centre and icehouse are on two sites fifty or sixty yards apart, and really do give a comprehensive and interesting insight into the history of Findhorn as a commercial fishing centre. If you want to tazz round, you can see a lot in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Horleylad
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Great wee museum to visit. Well thought out and interesting facts to review on the local history. It is also free with donations gratefully accepted.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank glasgowchipie
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this little heritage centre and were blown away by it. It’s packed with information and all put together by volunteers. The two women in the centre when we visited (one was called Jo, I think) couldn’t have been more friendly and helpful....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 897merylm
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Came across this purely by chance. Really glad we did as it gave us a real understanding of what life in this east coast of Scotland was like in the past. Well worth the visit at totally free of charge, donation was given as its...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andybhoy07
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We really enjoyed our visit here. We didn't expect too muhc but were impressed with the historic information and the knowledge of the enthusiastic volunteers..There was information and exhibits from the Neolithic to the 20thc. and it was well displayed. The Ice House was very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jeanette D
Reviewed 17 June 2018

This is a great wee museum, run by volunteers and worth visiting if you want to know a bit more about Findhorn and the area. The museum itself is small but comprehensive showing how the village has moved location over the years and how the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ali M
Reviewed 17 June 2018

The Icehouse looks like a door into the ground. What a delightful surprise inside. The displays are life-like and incredibly professional. The life and times and history of the area is just amazing, who knew! They supplied London with their fresh caught salmon in the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CindyLou2013
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We visited Findhorn and decided to pop into the apparently uninteresting looking ice house. However once inside I was pleased we did. It tells the story of salmon fishing and the use of ice houses to store the catch. The building is located within a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Foxynator
Reviewed 19 September 2017

A small but interesting take on the surrounding area's history and wildlife with excellent views. Staff were friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: September 2017
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