Culloden Battlefield, Culloden Moor

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. Use our Culloden Moor trip itinerary planning website to arrange your visit to Culloden Battlefield and other attractions in Culloden Moor.
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  • We visited Culloden as tourists but felt that as we were not members of the National Trust, the cost of entering the displays etc was rather high. Rather disappointing as we had to pay for parking (in...  more »
  • Find the tombstone of Clan Fraser, by itself, it's a thrill for fans of Outlander. ♥ But, listen to the Guide telling the story that happened in that place, see all the gravestones and visit the Museum annex to exponenciou field even more experience in that place
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  • There is something about a place that has seen so much. So much bloodshed, so much hurt. You can almost feel it seeping through the soil. It was a very heavy place to visit and I'm so thankful that I ...  more »
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  • A very interesting visit to see the battlefield and the visitor centre which is quite modern but in keeping with the surroundings. There is a very nice cafe and also a museum outlining the history of the battle. The battlefield is well presented with flags and signs showing where opposing side faced up to each other.
  • A very informative and respectful honouring of the history of this site. Particularly enjoyed the presentations and guided walking tour of the battlefield. Exhibit is fantastically informative and the bonus of a free Audio Guide with admission really was incredible. Give yourself a couple hours here and make sure you stop by the cafe for delicious Lunch and Coffee to warm up after walking the field. A must do when you visit Scotland!!
  • Amazing local history site. Exquisite museum with tons of artifacts, plaques and presentations. A very confusing time in history, but they do there best to explain it all. Nice gift shop and cafe as well. Worth the trip.
  • One of the main reasons I wanted to come to Scotland... I love Scottish history and I was not disappointed in my trip to the Culloden Moor battleship... Was proud to share the experience with my 26 year old son who shares my love of history
  • A very quiet, reflective and sobering place. The visitors center will give you thorough understanding of what happened at Culloden, markers placed outdoors to indicate how the battle formed up. You can then visit the mass graves, sectioned by clan as well as "mixed" graves.
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