Here are 10 battlefields you can visit where iconic Scots like Robert the Bruce led their country's fight.
Here are 10 battlefields you can visit where iconic Scots like Robert the Bruce led their country's fight.

These are 10 sites of famous Scottish battles you can visit this summer

On the anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn we look at the sites of fascinating historic skirmishes you can visit.

Wednesday, 23rd June 2021, 12:52 pm

This week in 1314 Robert the Bruce defeated the forces of Edward II at Bannockburn – a key moment in the Scottish wars of independence.

Today the site is the location of a visitor’s centre that includes the Battle of Bannockburn Experience, where you can immerse yourself in the conflict and follow in the footsteps of Robert the Bruce.

It’s not the only battlefield you can visit to find out more about Scotland’s turbulent past.

Here are 10 you can venture to for a fun and educational day trip, sure to be enjoyed by the whole family this summer.

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