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Invergarry, Highland

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Invergarry, Highland

Invergarry is a village in the Highlands of Scotland. It is in the Great Glen, near where the River Garry flows into Loch Oich. Near the centre of the village is the junction between the A82 road and the A87 road which branches off to the west towards Skye. The ruined Invergarry Castle is situated near the village on Creagan an Fhithich (the Raven's Rock), overlooking Loch Oich.
Post townInvergarry
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyInverness-shire
OS GridNH3001
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

Invergarry, Highland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Invergarry, hamlet with inn, Kilmonivaig par., Inverness-shire, on W. side of Loch Oich and at mouth of river Garry, 7 miles SW. of Fort Augustus; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; in vicinity is Invergarry House, a modern mansion; also, on Craig-an-Fhithich, the ruins of Invergarry Castle, the ancient stronghold of the Macdonnells of Glengarry, burned by the Duke of Cumberland in 1746.

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