Ruthven Barracks, Newtonmore

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  • Situated on a hill covering the main road to the Highlands and built after the 1715 rebellion to act as a base for troops policing the area. Free entry and easy to park on the main road,or walk over f...  more »
  • You can see it from the A9. But to see it up close is just even better. Nicely laid out and you can have a look in side. Panels explain what is what. Entry is Free which is great and it is well mainta...  more »
  • Have passed this place over the years but this was the first time we stopped to visit. It was a beautiful, clear and very cold day and we had the place to ourselves. The views all around are stunning ...  more »
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  • Well preserved historical barracks with free entry. Beautiful views of the surrounding area.
  • Nice place to visit with lots of history, can spend an hour here max.
  • Interesting history. No guides. Only placards with information about the ruins.
  • A great ruin. Very atmospheric. Enjoyed researching the history of the place.
  • Atmospheric, stunning views across the valley to the Cairngorms. An important site, particularly for those interested in the Jacobite uprisings.

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