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  • Address: Culloden Moor
  • Hours: Open Daily: Jan 24 - Mar 31 10:00am - 4:00pm. Apr 1 - Sep 30 9:00am - 6:00pm. Oct 1 - Oct 31 9:00am - 5:00pm. Nov 1 - Dec 23 10:00am - 4:00pm. Closed Dec 24 - Jan 23.
  • Admission: Adult GBP 10, Family GBP 24, Single Adult Family GBP 20

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Culloden Battlefield

Just 5 miles from Iverness, the historic Culloden Battlefield is one of Scotland’s most significant battle sites, commemorated by the Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre and protected by the Scottish National Trust. It was here, on the Culloden moor, that Bonnie Prince Charlie and an army of 5000 Jacobite Highlanders faced off against the Duke of Cumberland and his 9000 Hanoverian Government troops on April 16 1746. It was one of Britain’s most important battles and the last to be fought on British soil.

Today, the Visitor Centre is dedicated to retelling the events of the battle and the battlefield has been reconstructed in memorial to the Jacobites’ defeat, with burial sites and flags marking out their positions at the battle’s gruesome end. The moving tribute to Scottish history continues with a filmshow and interactive exhibition in the Visitor Centre, live presentations given in the nearby Leanach Cottage, the site of the Government troop hospital and tours of the battlefield that bring to life the short but bloody battle that saw 1,500 lives lost in under an hour.

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5-Day Best of Scotland Experience from Edinburgh

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Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 5 days

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Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre Entrance Ticket

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Location: Inverness, United Kingdom
Duration: Varies

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