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Fort George

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Fort George is the mightiest artillery fortification in Britain. Following the 1746 defeat at Culloden of Bonnie Prince Charlie, George II created the ultimate defence against further Jacobite unrest. The result, Fort George, is the mightiest...more
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11 miles off the A96, Ardersier, Inverness IV2 7TD, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visiting my son and his family in Culduthel, he took my wife and I plus our granddaughter, to Fort George.They have a Historic Scotland Card and visit often. My wife is disabled and was able to use one of their mobility scooters, which made for...More

Thank Geoff R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great site to visit if in the area. Largest fortification in UK. Museum on site was fantastic and very informative of Scottish regiments. Staff really friendly and helpful.

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a wonderful day, lots to see. When the rain started we went inside for lunch which was delicious. Then the museum where we spent an hour walking around. Lots of great information. The gift shop a little pricey.

Thank russelgillian335
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looked at all reviews no idea how anyone could say this is a one star are they mad has lifts and disabled electric chairs welcome for tickets and museum superb loads to do museum over three floors was informative as was the welcome on door...More

Thank paulsimmons15
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my teenage daughter and wife to the fort that i had visited many times when i was younger and they both found it a great place with lots to see and fantastic views from the battlements of the Moray Firth.

Thank mackenzie611
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely visit to Fort George today. The staff in the shop and ticket office were helpful and friendly. We had a lovey visit to the cafe and highly recommend the cheese scones. The ladies in the cafe were lovely, brought out a...More

Thank VelvetBrown
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Fort George with two children as a special treat for the history buff husband. Was worried that the children (8, 11) would get bored but sent an enjoyable couple of hours wandering around. The audio was a winner and tells the story in short...More

Thank AusKerry1970
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely place to visit if you enjoy military architecture, but please be more friendly at reception. We drove at top speed to be there by last admissions (4.45, as stated on the website and happily made it all the way from Skye...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of 4 of us ( 2 couples) visited Fort George on 03/09/2018. The weather was glorious, and that set up a memorable day. On collecting our tickets, we were lucky to discover there was a living history talk in the Grand magazine due...More

Thank bfor53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I called in here to break up a journey across Scotland and I wish I'd had more time as it was a lot more interesting than I expected. You could easily spend a couple of hours or more here as there's a lot to see,...More

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Isobel C
17 September 2018|
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Response from AGray284 | Reviewed this property |
Not as far as I am aware , but contact them direct to confirm
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57matt950
7 July 2018|
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Response from BeerIncome | Reviewed this property |
As with other answers, Yes I think dogs can go into Fort George but not into buildings, this would include the cafe. Check with the visitor centre they are very helpful.
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57matt950
7 July 2018|
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Response from LeeBradbury | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. Yes they are but must be kept on a lead & they’re not allowed into the buildings.
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