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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.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, Culloden Moor IV2 5EU, Scotland
+44 1463 796090
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Reviewed yesterday

Very large visitor center and lots of information on one of the most historically significant wars in Scotland.

Thank gbmontreal
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Culloden Battlefield where the Jacobite forces faced the British army in 1746. This battle marked the decisive collapse of the Jacobite uprising and the beginning of the integration of the Highlands into the British Kingdom. A Visitor's Center has been established to help in the...More

Thank ukienomad
Reviewed 2 days ago

This site can be overwhelming, it is large. We had an excellent guide, which made all the difference. The guide use to work here and it showed. The history of the battle was wonderfully choreographed during our visit.

Thank T P
Reviewed 2 days ago

A must for history buffs in the area. The centre stands on the site of the famous Jacobite battle of the 16th April 1746, a battle which lasted only twenty minutes and saw the destruction of the Jacobite forces by the English and is now...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited on a wet and very windy day, so we could not walk far onto the battlefield, but inside the Visitor's Centre there is a spectacular museum full of history. Many of the items are interactive, with buttons to start video shows. There is...More

Thank Salty2010
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you watch "Outlander" you know what Culloden means to the Scotch. April 1746 the British defeated the Jacobites in 1 hour and the Highland Culture was no more. If you plan on visiting Culloden, I suggest that you learn a bit about the Jacobites...More

Thank asteinharter
Reviewed 5 days ago

I had thought before visiting this center that Culloden was the culmination of Scots vs English....not! It's better understood in view of rights of kingship and Catholic vs Protestant ideas. The aftermath of Culloden was the saddest part, where government-sanctioned genocide ruled, and the Highland...More

Thank vrb67
Reviewed 5 days ago

A very well-done museum and historical guide. It's not like Gettysburg or Fredericksburg, in the U.S., but it's very well done on a much more limited budget that those aforementioned American Civil War battlefields. If you are trying your best to sort out the history...More

Thank HStringert
Reviewed 5 days ago

The visitors centre charges 2 pounds for parking - National Trust members park for free but there are parking spaces half way up the entry road free for non-members and you need to walk for a short distance to reach the Visitors Centre & Battlefield....More

Thank nanamc
Reviewed 1 week ago

As with so much of the history of the UK, there are many sides to the story at Culloden. The museum at the battlefield succeeds in telling both sides of the history book pages. You will come away with more understanding of the situation leading...More

Thank Jimdpeters
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24 April 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
9 April 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?
Ronnie P
18 March 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.