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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.

Video Button Take a video tour of the Oakbank Crannog.

Virtual Reality Button 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.

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