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Meet Robert the Bruce and Aymer de Valence and learn how Robert’s army was routed at the Battle of Methven.
Dirleton Castle and Gardens
In 1645 Scotland was in the grip of civil war. Meet the Lindsays, their officers, clansmen and retainers who will tell you more about the Covenanters.
Edzell Castle and Garden
Travel back to a time where Scotland is almost fully controlled by Vikings and find out more about why Oban was of such importance.
Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel
Join us at the foot of the rock to relive the rich history from the west coast of Scotland.
Meet the defenders, both royalist and covenanters, find out the differences between Scots and English soldiers.
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.
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
On the anniversary of the bombing of Duff House, hear the story and learn about the weapons and equipment used by a Scottish soldier stationed at the house.
Get ready to cheer on your favourite as the chivalric knights ready their noble steeds in this jousting tournament.
The Battle of Bannockburn was a turning point in the Scottish Wars of Independence. Meet Robert the Bruce and find out more about this famous battle.
Immerse yourself in the past as hundreds of performers tell Scotland's story. Visit the encampments and view dramatic re-enactments.
Learn about the tricks of the trade of the Scottish whisky smugglers.