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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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If you love seeing 'history' in action, you won't want to miss seeing Fort George, near Inverness. Well worth a visit. The presentation put on by the men working there truly made you feel like you were part of that history of how the English...More
We visited Fort George in September 2017. I know that it is some time ago but it was well worth the visit. As both my wife & I are English Heritage Members we got free entry due to reciprocal arrangements.
Although the weather was a...More
Have come here a number of times over the years with kids growing up too. Even lovely place to sit in peace looking out over Firth. History here is awesome. This why you you have to visit quite a few times to take all in...More
Brilliant time with friends at Fort George. we spent hours enjoying the place. really enjoyed the dressing up part even as an adult. The museum was excellent. You really need to spend the whole day there! So much history to explore. The day was amazing...More
Important Place, historic. There you can see few ruins caused by a hurricane, and believe it or not, it will result in beautiful pictures! There is also a historic register of a former government, that you can have better explained when visiting it!! From the...More
Fort George is 13 miles from Inverness and quite close to the airport. Public transport stops at Ardersier village, two miles from the fort.
There is a large car park just outside the fort which is still a functioning military barracks.
Adult admission was £9...More
Great piece of Scottish history, quite a lot to see and some great views. We visited in November so didn’t spot any Dolphins. The audio guides were very good, you could of easily missed some of the info given.
The Highlanders’ Museum is excellent and...More
Very informative, audio guide is a must to get the most out of your visit, these are included in the entrance fee. Plan at least 2 hours to see everything. Visit on a nicer day as most things are outside. It is still military base,...More
Spent about four hours enjoying a very interesting look around this fascinating location. There was a gentleman dressed in the uniform of a First World War Scottish soldier. He was lovely and explained what all the bits and pieces were used for. It was extremely...More