If you love Scottish history and planning a trip to the Highlands, then consider adding the Culloden Battlefield to your itinerary. Just outside the city of Inverness, this was the place where the 1745 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.
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!