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Culloden Battlefield

Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, Culloden Moor IV2 5EU, Scotland
+44 1463 796090
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This battlefield marks the site of the historic 1746 battle between the Duke of Cumberland and Prince Charles.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, Culloden Moor IV2 5EU, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Culloden is the site of the final battle where the Duke of Cumberland's men finished the Jacobite rebellion and sent Bonnie Prince Charlie on the run (commemorated in the Skye boat song). But the exhibition here really covers the entire rebellion: The causes of rebellion...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed yesterday

At first glance it seems a common field, but historically it has a great meaning, because it was a battlefield,the final clash between Jacobites and supporters of the House of Hanover. If you visit this place with a good guide and the guide explains the...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed yesterday

I enjoyed the trip but it cost us £22 for a couple plus £2 to park. Maybe that is why it wasn't too busy, we are Scottish but the other visitors all seemed to be foreign. In hindsight, it seems you can go on to...More

Thank Derek S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very much like the Gettysburg battlefield in the states, today it is primarily a field with markers explaining what happened. Very somber place if you respect the history. While the field itself is just an open area, the visitors center is well done. Be sure...More

Thank RC30319
Reviewed 4 days ago

We guided ourselves through this historic site. We knew little about the actual historical details but learnt a lot as we walked around, imagining the sounds, smells & sights of this battle field. Note: While the information centre will charge you a hefty fee to...More

Thank Pam Q
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went there many years ago and there was nothing but a field. They have developed a good visitors centre which explains everything really well. The battlefield itself remains a bleak and eerie place but its well worth the visit

Thank Stephen N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good walk around the fields with interesting information. Best on dry days but good visitors centre and lots of to see. Allow dogs round the walk as long as on a lead.

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A thoughtfully put together museum presenting both the Jacobean and Government sides. I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of Gaelic available and accessible We joined the 3pm battlefield tour which was excellent. The aftermath of the 45 changed Scottish culture irrevocably therefor for visitors...More

Thank misspickle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you are not of Scots heritage as I am, this place should be visited by everyone in the Inverness area. The museum is so well structured and informational. The trails and memorial stones and monuments are stark reminders and bring the full force...More

Thank flowershopgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

As the title says, this is a text book example of how to run a battlefield visitor experience. The centerpiece is a large, relatively new, visitor centre which walks you through the run up to the battle and what happened during those fateful 45 minutes....More

Thank Phil S
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LMD431
April 23, 2017|
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Response from LouiseVuillermin | Reviewed this property |
Easily 3 hours. It was cold and snowing outside so I could have spent longer but came in out of the cold to read some more inside
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SilverCircleTravel
April 8, 2017|
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Response from Bigal1953 | Reviewed this property |
No. The ticket you buy at the visitor center is for admission to that facility and the battlefield. We had a car so we drove. Ask your hotel. Have you tried Uber?
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Ronnie P
March 18, 2017|
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Response from Bev M | Reviewed this property |
There did seem to be some coaches, but we travelled by car, so I am not sure.
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