TravelScotland Logo TravelScotland Logo


Google Geocoding API error: The request was denied.


Small village to east of Kingussie famous for local RSPB marsh reserve. Loch also has watersports and activities for families.

Insh sits on the east edge of the Cairngorms in the national park and is ideally located for lots of activities and stuff to do for the whole family. You can travel up the road to Aviemore or enjoy all the walking and trails in the area. The Loch Insh activity centre has a load of things to do as well as the Highland Safari Park.

Travel Directions to Insh

Leave the A9 at Kingussie and then travel North on the B970 for a couple of miles.

The nearest Railway station is Kingussie.

Things to Do

  • Loch Insh Watersports

    Activity centre on Highland Loch that includes water activities as well as cafe and restaurant. Dry ski slope as well. Excellent fun for all the kids and adults.

  • The Highland Wildlife Park

    The Highland Wildlife Park is a 105-hectare safari park and zoo near Kingussie, Highland, Scotland. Drive around safari and walk meet the animals. Perfect for the kids!

  • Highland Folk Museum

    Brilliant outdoor museum that explore Highland heritage and how we used to live. free of charge


Local Visitor Attractions

  • Insh Marsh Reserve

    Very important wetland for nesting birds and home to Osprey's in the summer. If you are interested in nature and birds: a must. Lovely walks as well so ideal for the kids.


Nearby Distilleries

  • Speyside Distillery

    Speyside Distillery is a boutique whisky disiller and is probably one of the prettiest of all Scotland’s distilleries. Whisky lovers should visit. Over 18. 

Insh Events