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Let Mike the Knight introduce you to armour and weapons used by the knights of Urquhart Castle.
Discover one of Scotland’s fiercest warriors. Learn about his weapons, costumes and traditions.
Get dressed for battle and learn how to use the medieval longbow and crossbow from castle archer, Rusty Bodkins.
Meet a member of Dr. Elsie Inglis’ Scottish Women’s Hospital and hear tales of this all-female medical unit.
Explore the HES Archives and attend talks from experts in First World War history.
John Sinclair House
Visit our new First World War exhibition at the HES Archive, commemorating the centenary of the 1918 Armistice.
Meet a Highland soldier from 1918 and learn about his experience at the front and his reflections on the Armistice.
Hear the true stories of two veterans as they recount their very different tales of service
Come hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation.
Come and see how the Scots fought with pikes in schiltrons and have a go yourself.
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner the castle.
Meet a medieval archer and learn about their weapons, clothes and equipment.