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May 11, 2018: Carrbridge


Carrbridge (Scots: Carrbrig, Scottish Gaelic: Drochaid Chàrr) is a village in Badenoch and Strathspey in the Scottish Highlands.  It lies off the A9 road on the A938 road, west of Skye of Curr, southeast of Findhom Bridge, near Bogroy. 

Carrbridge's most famous landmark is the old packhorse bridge, from which the village is named.  The bridge, built in 1717, is the oldest stone bridge in the Highlands. It was severely damaged in the "muckle spate" of 1829 which left it in the condition seen today. It is now unstable and is recommended only to be viewed from afar.  Jumping off the bridge into the River Dulnain below had long been a popular pastime for younger locals and the more adventurous tourists.


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