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Ruthven Barracks, Newtonmore
(4.3/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • Not much to see but very interesting. Fantastic preservation considering the age. Bit of a climb if you are even slightly disabled but worth the climb. 
  • A must to see will take you only a couple of minutes but its great !! Its free and not so hard to find !! 
  • interesting stop-off. we cycled here form our near-by accommodation en route to Kingussie for provisions. It's free to all - Nice in the sun, good parking and some cafe facilities nearby in Kingussie....  more »
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  • Cool ruins, where you can explore history without an entrance fee. Steep entrance.
  • Really interesting, from an interesting period in history. But there's not all that much to engage with once you've looked at the buildings.
  • Got there by accident, but had to stop the car and walk around. So beautiful!
  • Really cool place with amazing views
  • Hard to give a star rating--it's fascinating for sure, but is quite rough. Definitely not a destination in itself, but if you're passing by it's certainly worth a look.