We look at one of Scotland’s hidden gems – the impressive Highlanders’ Museum.

Nestled on a promontory in the Moray Firth, around 6 miles (10km) from Inverness Airport, sits the imposing structure of Fort George, a magnificent example of a Georgian stronghold. Built in the wake of the Battle of Culloden, and the defeat of Bonnie Prince Charlie in 1746, King George II had this mighty fort built to quell any future Jacobite uprisings. The fort, often described as the mightiest artillery fortification in Britain, if not Europe, is still home to the Royal Regiment of Scotland (3 Scots – The Black Watch). Members of the public can visit the fort as a tourist attraction run by Historic Environment Scotland.


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