The Battle of Bannockburn
A Guided Walk of Bannockburn Battlefield
Explore Bannockburn battlefield on our Battle of Bannockburn tour. Join a local expert historian on this guided walk, following the route taken by Bruce and the Scots to the English camp and Day 2 of the Battle, which has no commemorations or fanfare, just Bruce, mud, blood and destiny.
- Duration: 3 hours (2 hour tours also available)
- Cost: £220 (1-8 people)
- Flexible dates and times
What to Expect
Explore Bannockburn battlefield on our Battle of Bannockburn tour. The battlefield where Bruce won Scotland’s most famous victory. Our expert tour guide combines storytelling with bloody history on this acclaimed walking tour.
For centuries Stirling divided the Highlands from the Lowlands and was a vital strategic position over the river forth for armies moving south or north. William Wallace and Robert Bruce fought their most famous battles here.
Join our Battle of Bannockburn walking tour, a journey back in time to one of the most important battles in Scottish history. Located just outside the historic city of Stirling, the Battle of Bannockburn was a pivotal moment in Scotland's fight for independence from England.
Our Battle of Bannockburn tour takes you on a fascinating journey through the history and culture of medieval Scotland, with a focus on the events leading up to the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314. You'll learn about the political and military context of the time, as well as the key figures involved in the conflict.
The tour meets at the Bannockburn Visitor Centre, you’ll learn about the tactics and weapons used by the Scottish and English armies, and discover how the battle was won by the Scots, led by Robert the Bruce.
From there, you'll be guided through the battlefield itself, where you'll see key landmarks such as the Borestone, where legend has it that Robert the Bruce planted his standard before the battle. You'll also visit the iconic statue of Robert the Bruce on his horse, which stands as a symbol of Scotland's victory over the English.
Our expert guides will provide a wealth of historical and cultural insights, making the tour both informative and engaging. Along the way, you'll have plenty of opportunities to ask questions and learn more about this fascinating period in Scottish history.
Our Battle of Bannockburn walking tour is a must-visit attraction for anyone interested in Scottish history and culture.
The Battle of Bannockburn tour includes private guiding services of an expert tour guide. It does not include any gratuities or tips.
Our Battle of Bannockburn tour normally starts at the Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre just outside Stirling City. You can also park here.
Our Battle of Bannockburn tour can can be arranged to work with your schedule, with flexible dates and times available. Please note 24 hours of notice is required.