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Ruthven Barracks

This evening, I am posting information on a recent interesting and varied group hike which combined the ruins of Ruthven Barracks (a former Redcoat fort from the 18th century), a crossing of remote and unmarked heather moorland, a descent through the beautiful birchwoods of Glen Tromie and then through the bird ¬†reserve overlooking the Insh Marshes which is one of Britain’s finest wetlands.

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Effigy of Wildcat at Newtonmore

This evening, I am reporting on today’s group hike along the Wildcat Trail, around Newtonmore in the Scottish Highlands.

Newtonmore is a village with population of 982 which is located about forty-five miles south of Inverness. Altitude is 253m or 829ft.

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