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Welcome to the Strachur Smiddy

We are delighted to be opening our doors again on the 1st August 2020.

In line with the current advice on reducing transmission of Covid19 we ask that you wear a mask while in the Smiddy and maintain a 2M distance from the blacksmith. Hand sanitiser will be available for use.

Step back in time as you enter an 18th-century blacksmith’s smiddy, carefully preserved with forge, bellows and anvil, cobbled floor, tools of the trade and beamed ceiling. 

The Strachur Smiddy dates back to at least 1791, and continued as a working Smiddy until 1955. It has since been repaired and restored to its original state and now acts as a working museum with regular weekend demonstrations and a well-stocked craft shop.  

Browse through the Smiddy’s collection of fascinating artefacts and tools. Chat to Smiddy staff about the Smiddy’s story and its place in Strachur’s history.  Purchase a souvenir such as a genuine horseshoe, a fire poker made by the Strachur blacksmith, or treat yourself to a locally made gift from the craft shop.

We are open Saturday 1st August - Sunday 27th September 2020

Saturdays and Sundays only until further notice

The museum is accessible for disabled visitors.  

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