The Iron Age house at Bosta is one of the many historic sites we visit on the love Hebrides Tour of lewis. The visit includes a talk (admission £3) about Iron Age living. The Iron Age house is set in the ground and the roof projects up from the top of the wall, with turf used to keep the weather out. The building blends in with the surroundings and from the sea might be quite hard to see, so there could be some advantage in being camoflaged from would be raiders. Inside the Iron Age house you feel very secure and cacooned from the weather raging all around you. Warm in Winter, cool in Summer.
Question: How do I get to the Iron Age House? Answer: Love Hebrides minibus tours can take you there. Question: When is the Iron Age house open? Answer: The Iron Age house is open from April until October each year. Question: How old is the Iron Age House? Answer: The Iron Age house is an exact replica of actual Iron Age houses situated in close proximity, the original houses are about 1,500 years old. Question: How long do we stop at the Iron Age House? Answer: We stop at the Iron Age house for about 40 minutes. We also visit the golden sands of Bosta beach while we are there.