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Insh is a village that lies on the east coast of the Insh Marshes, four miles east of Kingussie, in the valley of the River Spey, in Badenoch and Strathspey, Inverness-shire, Scottish Highlands and is in the Scottish council area of Highland.

It is located on the back road from Kingussie to Kincraig and Aviemore at the other side of the valley from the New A9.

Insh is probably best known as the location of the RSPB Insh Marshes Wildlife Reserve. It is close to Loch Insh where it is possible to take part in various watersports from Winsurfing to Sailing. There are lovely walks in the woods around Insh too.

Insh no longer has a school but does retain a small church. It is also supposed to be the location of one of the oldest Inn's in the area, now in ruins.

Not far along the road towards Ruthven Barracks Ruthven Barracks is the small privately owned Speyside Distillery.

Insh (disambiguation)

Insh is an alternative spelling of the Scots word "inch", itself derived from the Gaelic innis, meaning "island" or "meadow". Insh may refer to:

  • Insh, a village in Speyside
  • Insh, Slate Islands off the west coast of Argyll
  • Loch Insh in Speyside
  • Insh Marshes an RSPB wildlife reserve, in Speyside