FORT CARRICK

 

THE PERFECT BASE FOR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

(Fort Carrick is currently going through a period of restoration and is unavailable to be booked)

Fort Carrick stands upon a rocky knowe overlooking the estate to the north and west with spectacular views over Bellsbank to the north and Loch Doon to the south. It’s an impressive sight in itself.

The design was created using historical information and drawings from the time of the Crusades. Construction work started in April 2010 and took seven months to complete. The fort acts as a command centre and base camp for Cadets, Scouts, the army reserve, Duke of Edinburgh award candidates and other organised youth groups.

Activities which can be enjoyed from Fort Carrick include:

  • Field-craft
  • Gorge walking
  • Archery
  • Orienteering
  • Kayaking (for beginners and those more experienced)
  • Rock climbing and abseiling, horse riding can be arranged too.

We encourage the armed forces, their reserves and the emergency services to use Fort Carrick for activities like:

  • Water search and rescue
  • Communications
  • Outdoor activities/annual camp
  • Orienteering

To make sure we can maintain the Fort, and carry out any necessary improvements, we have to make a small charge for its use.

 

CONTACT US

For further information and bookings, please contact the Estate by using one of the options below.

Telephone: 01292 551818

Email: admin@craigengillan.com