Fort George - Historic Scotland

Fort George - Historic Scotland
Fort George
Ardersier
Grampian
IV2 7TD
Scotland

Website

www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/places

Telephone

01667 462777

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A vast site and one of the most outstanding artillery fortifications in Europe. It was planned in 1747 as a base for George II’s army and was completed in 1769.

Since then it has served as a barracks. It is virtually unaltered and presents a complete view of the defensive system of an 18th-century artillery fort.

The fort includes reconstruction of barrack rooms in different periods and the Seafield Collection - a display of muskets and pikes.

Venue Type:

Castle or defences

Opening hours

April 1 To September 30: Monday To Sunday
09:30 To Last Entry 17:45 (closes At 18:30)

October 1 To March 31: Monday To Sunday
09:30 To Last Entry 15:45 (closes At 16:30)

Admission charges

Adult £5.50
Child £1.50
Concession £4.00.
Please note: Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Collection details

Architecture, Social History, Weapons and War

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