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Around the Great Glen Sights

Ruthven Barracks

  • B970 Map It
  • Kingussie
  • Military Site

Updated 10/09/2013

Fodor's Review

Looking like a ruined castle on a mound, Ruthven Barracks is redolent with tales of "the '45" (as the last Jacobite rebellion is often called). The defeated Jacobite forces rallied here after the battle at Culloden, but then abandoned and blew up the government outpost they had earlier captured. You'll see its crumbling, yet imposing stone outline as you approach.

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B970, ½ mile south of Kingussie, Kingussie, Highland, DD8, Scotland

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  • Free
  • Daily 24 hrs

Updated 10/09/2013


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