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Meet a Jacobite clansman and find out more about his life and the role he played.
Learn about the Highland militias formed in defence for the government following the 1715 Jacobite rising.
Become a bricklayer for the afternoon and use mini bricks and mortar to construct a traditional building.
Meet the defenders, both royalist and covenanters, find out the differences between Scots and English soldiers.
Dirleton Castle and Gardens
Meet a government veteran of the Jacobite rising as he recounts his experiences.
Discover the building material brick and the traditional skill of making fired earth building materials. Do you have what it takes to become a brickmaker?
Hear stories of battles, rebellions, and the men who led them!
Listen to James Mackintosh, a Jacobite Guard, tell stories of rebellion and battle.
Hear the thunder of hooves and the clashing of lances in our annual jousting tournament. Watch as noble knights battle it out to be crowned champion.
Hear tales of siege warfare and castle life
Meet two Jacobite guards fully equipped in period arms and armour.
Meet Robert the Bruce and James Douglas who was an important supporter of the Bruce during the Scottish Wars of Independence.
Aberdour Castle and Gardens