An ideal home for an Iron Age family. Crannogs were
built on artificial islands in lochs all over Scotland - just what was
needed to protect daughters from passing raiders. The video below is of
the Oakbank Crannog on Loch Tay - a detailed reconstruction of the real
crannogs which now lie submerged on the bed of the loch.
Take a video
tour of the Oakbank Crannog.
Take a virtual
reality tour of a crannog.
(Design by Nick Simpson)
If the audio/video doesn't play, you may need to download the free RealPlayer plug-in.
RealOne (for Windows 98/2000/XP and Mac OS X users) or RealPlayer 8 Basic (for Windows 95 and Mac OS 9 users). BBC WebWise has a step-by-step guide to help you.
If the virtual tour doesn't play, you may need to download a free VRML plug-in such as Cortona. BBC WebWise has a step-by-step guide to help you.