Barriyan Cantt. is a located in KPK, near Kuldana chowk, Murree. It forms outskirt of Islamabad Rawalpindi metropolitan area, and is about 51 km northeast of Islamabad City. It has average altitude of 2,291 metres (7,516 ft.). Its climate is highly unpredictable & can change any time. Temperature ranges from 28◦C in July to -10◦C in January.
It is one of the most popular Galliyat stations in Pakistan, noted for its pleasant summers. A large number of tourists visit it from all over Pakistan. The region is known for its scenic vistas of pine- and oak-covered mountains, crisscrossed with springs and rivulets and dotted with lawns and orchards.
On clear days a good view of the snowy peaks of Kashmir is possible, and the crest of Murree hill (Mall Road) and Islamabad city can sometimes be seen. Along with Murree, Ayubia is also a nearby center of attraction. Ayubia Chairlift and shops offering cultural shawls, caps and necklaces are the major appeal of this place.