Walk the walls of Fort George, admire the Georgian buildings and garrison chapel contained within, and browse the museums and dioramas which document its history. Completed in 1757 in response to the Jacobite rising of 1745, the vast fort remains virtually unchanged and still serves as an army garrison, though much of it is open to the public. The elongated star-shaped fort sits on a promontory, enclosing an area equivalent to five football fields. The main rampart offers commanding views of the surrounding coastline and of dolphins and other wildlife that which frequent the waters around it. After exploring the fortifications, stop for a drink and a bite to eat in the cafe. To visit Fort George on your trip to Inverness, use our Inverness trip itinerary planner.
Fort George Reviews
Riesige noch intakte Festungsanlage, wo man sich in die Vergangenheit zurückversetzt kann. Denn es ist alles von den ersten Schlachten bis zu den neusten Kriegen gut dokumentiert.mit etwas Glück kann ... more »Huge still intact fortress, where you can go back to the past. Because everything from the first battles to the latest wars is well documented. With a little luck you can still see dolphins.
Belle visite à faire. L’audio guide nous explique bien l’histoire du fort. Le personnel est gentil et répond à nos questions avec plaisir. more »Nice visit to make. The audio guide explains the history of the fort. The staff are kind and answer our questions with pleasure.
Really good day out for all family. Beautiful coastline all around the fort, with viewing points from which you can often see dolphins. We stood for a good 20 minutes watching dolphins not far from the shore. It's a really big site with lots of lovely places for a picnic, or the little cafe is nice and reasonable. Each area of the fort covers a different aspect of its history. Must for fans of military history.
Great historical experience. Location amazing. Easy parking, plenty to see with fantastic views. Toilets, restaurant and gift shops. The place to be if in the Inverness area.
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