Highland Perthshire

  • Big Tree Country
  • Areas of Highland Perthshire
  • Visitor information centres
Special Places

Rannoch Barracks


Rannoch Barracks was a military barrack constructed in 1746 at Bridge of Gaur, at the western end of Loch Rannoch in response to the Jacobite uprising of 1745 and to oveawe the Robertson clan who resided in the area.
It was altered by Sir Robert Menzies between 1798 and 1803 to serve as a shooting lodge when 2 asymmetrical wings with splayed ends were added.
The present Rannoch Barracks is the Scottish residence of Baron Pearson of Rannoch, former leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP). It is situated on a private 6,000-acre (2,400 ha) estate but can be seen from slopes of Meall Chomraidh with the meandering Allt Chomraidh passing it by.


Picture copyright Richard Webb and licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence.


Printed Information:

Nearest Town: Kinloch Rannoch
Nearest Postcode: PH17 2QE

Local Tourism Association

Creator's Website/Facebook Page

This entry was added by: Highland Perthshire Limited
Use these search engines to find great things to see and do in Highland Perthshire. 
You don't have to select a choice in each drop down option, but you'll get more exact matches if you do.
So, if you're looking for an easy walk around Dunkeld, just select "easy - walking - Dunkeld and Birnam" from the drop downs.  If you want to browse through dozens of paths to walk or ride throughout the area, just choose "All Highland Perthshire" and leave the other choices clear.
Walking and Cycling
Start search:
Things to See and Do
Activity or Interest:
Start search: