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Ruthven Barracks

Situated on the south side of the River Spey near the small town of Kingussie in Badenoch, Ruthven Barracks was constructed between 1718 and 1721 on the site of an earlier medieval fortification. Designed by...

Bochastle Roman Fort

The Roman fort at Bochastle, just outside Callander, is situated on the south bank of Garbh Uisge (River Leny) and was established in AD 85 during the governorship of Sallustius Lucullus. Two years after Governor Gnaeus...

Soldier’s Leap in the Pass of Killiecrankie

In the evening of the 27th July 1689, Donald McBane, a Scottish government soldier fleeing the Battle of Killiecrankie, is said to have jumped 18 feet across the River Garry, to escape pursuing Jacobite...

Crossraguel Abbey

Crossraguel Abbey sits about 2 miles south-west of the small town of Maybole, surrounded by the wonderful Ayrshire countryside. Even in its ruined condition, Crossraguel is one of the best-preserved abbeys in Scotland. The name of...

Lochranza Castle

The ruins of Lochranza castle stands on the shores of Loch Ranza at the north end of the Isle of Arran and enjoys views out over the Kilbrannan Sound. The original structure that stood on...