Culloden Battlefield near Inverness
Culloden Battlefield near Inverness

Culloden Battlefield near Inverness

Do you love history and planning a trip to the Highlands? Then the Culloden Battlefield must surely be on your bucket list! Just outside the beautiful city of Inverness and full of rich history, this was the place where the Jacobite Rising came to a halt. The government army of the Duke of Cumberland engaged in a bloody battle that saw the deaths of around 1500 Jacobite soldiers – who were seeking to restore the Stuart monarchy to the British throne.

Where can I learn about the Battle of Culloden?

Just a short 5-mile journey from Inverness is the historical Culloden Battlefield, where the Jacobite Rising came to a tragic end! This National Trust site takes visitors back in time as you’re put right in the heart of the action, as you experience the thrills and powerful emotions of the battle in their immersive 360 surround cinema that faithfully recreates the battle.

This activity is perfect for any history fanatics or visitors to the area! Learn all about the Jacobites and their importance in the history of Britain. The visitor centre will send you back in time to see what it was really like with its 360-degree battle immersion theatre! Hear the stories from both the Jacobite and Government perspectives and visit the restored 18th-century Leanach Cottage. Have a bite to eat in the cafe and browse through the gift shop – where all profits go into preserving the battlefield. If you want to know more about the history of Scotland, then add the Culloden Battlefield to your Stack today!

  • Adult | £14.00
  • Family | £30.00
  • Family (one adult) | £25.00
  • Concession | £11.00
  • Membership | £4.65 per month
  • Visit the website for opening times
  • Cafe
  • Gift shop
  • Car Parking

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