Insch is a village twelve miles north-west of Inverurie in Aberdeenshire, home to the Pictish Picardy Stone.
The Picardy Stone is one of the oldest Pictish symbol stones, which may date from the 7th century.
The village is served by Insch Railway Station, on the Aberdeen-Inverness train line, or can be reached by bus from Inverurie or Huntly.
The village has a range of local shops, as well as an 18-hole golf course.
Colpy is a village nine miles south of Huntly.