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All reviews information boards historic scotland views of the surrounding countryside a small car park steep path piece of history worth a visit short stop insh marshes great history lit up at night jacobite history interesting ruins free entry free attraction daily life stunning location
located next to Insh Marshes.very imposing ruined barracks. erected to keep the Scots under control. no entrance fee, free parking. You can walk around. I was really impressed by it and the historical side of it.
Ruthven Barracks are sited just outside Kingussie (& are visible from the A9). There is free parking opposite the entrance. The Barracks are accessed by a steep path where you can see a good view (& feel the wind blowing and empathise with those posted...More
The short flight of steps from the small car park beside the road leads to a stunning location overlooking the Insh marshes with amazing views of the Cairngorm mountains. The barrack blocks are entered at undercroft level, with slots in the stone walls to show...More
From the A9 we spotted this castle and it looked really awesome standing out amongst the landscape. A quick search on the phone and it was easy to get and a nice wee 30mins wander around the site. Also a great location for photography 👍🏻
A nice short hike from the parking lot. The site is not for people with mobility issues. The hill is rather steep. There are information placard posted within the walls and is surrounded by domestic animals. Great place to take in some history.
We visited here recently and although we do not have a dog, there were people on the site with dogs. The attraction is open with plenty of fields around so a lot of space for dogs to be let off the lead and as long as they... More
We visited here recently and although we do not have a dog, there were people on the site with dogs. The attraction is open with plenty of fields around so a lot of space for dogs to be let off the lead and as long as they are on the lead when touring the barracks, cannot see this being an issue. Make sure you go on a nice clear sunny day for the best views.