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Culloden Battlefield, Culloden Moor
Categories: Battlefields, Traveler Resources, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
The location of one of the best-known battles to have taken place in Scotland, Culloden Battlefield today serves as home to a visitor center aimed at preserving the site. Explore the battlefield by foot via a number of paths crossing the site, and get a panoramic view from the raised platform located in the visitor center. One of the most significant features of the battlefield is the 6.1 m (20 ft) tall cairn erected in 1881. Culloden Battlefield is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Culloden Moor Edition.
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Culloden Moor Battlefield was more emotionally overwhelming than Gettysburg. As soon as I stepped out of the exhibition building onto the battlefield I was immediately filled with a massive amount of ... read more »
I had a wonderful day out to this place. We were blessed with good weather and really made a day of it. We had breakfast, did the tour, purchased books and other things, had lunch and off home.
As an 'Outlander' fan, I wanted to visit Culloden, but wandering through the exhibit, and learning more about the history and timeline, it was eye opening. And being able to walk the moor and see wher... read more »
A very informative, heartbreaking, place to visit. The information centre offers a great recap of the Jacobite uprising and you can follow both the Jacobite and the government side of the story on opposite walls. A beautiful, bloody animation from four sides and a silent moor to walk in, with gravestones scattered all over...
This was worth every penny. Great exhibit before getting an ear piece and walking the battlefield. It was chilling to get to walk through the fields while hearing the history and reenactments on the ear piece. A must see to learn about Scottish history. Also the cafe was wonderful and served amazing soup.
Plenty of parking and easy to get to by bus. Modern looking building and facilities. Large restaurant that makes a great soup. Serves alcohol. Outside area which is dog friendly. They had some free dog treats and water there. Same good walks there including a 9km route with great views.
Michael A. Brown
An incredible exhibit and wonderful learning experience for us all. Even the kids had a great time with the experience. Learning about such a pivotal event in Scottish history is important to anyone interested in Scotland.
Done well. Audio tour if worth taking and has a decent museum/information walk inside and a great cafe. Much better and worth the cost in comparison to the Clan MacDonald Museum and Armadale.
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