Culloden Battlefield - Scotland, UK
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N 57° 28.646 W 004° 05.535
30V E 434501 N 6371059
Quick Description: Powerfully emotive and atmospheric battlefield where the 1745 Jacobite Rising came to a tragic end
Location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/3/2019 5:08:38 PM
Waymark Code: WM100NH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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Long Description:

"On 16 April 1746, the final Jacobite Rising came to a brutal head in one of the most harrowing battles in British history.

Jacobite supporters, seeking to restore the Stuart monarchy to the British thrones, gathered to fight the Duke of Cumberland’s government troops. It was the last pitched battle on British soil and, in less than an hour, around 1,600 men were slain – 1,500 of them Jacobites.

The richly researched, stimulating and sensitive Culloden Visitor Centre, which stands beside the battlefield, features artefacts from both sides of the battle and interactive displays that reveal the background to the conflict. It is both a monument and a guide to a pivotal day in history."


The address of property, including Postcode.:
Culloden Moor Inverness IV2 5EU Scotland, UK

The charges to visitors and opening hours.:

Opening times

Visitor Centre

1 Nov–23 Dec, daily, 10.00–16.00
24 Dec–26 Dec, closed
27 Dec–31 Dec, daily, 10.00–16.00 (14.00 31 Dec)
1 Jan–2 Jan 2019, closed
3 Jan–28 Feb, daily, 10.00–16.00
1 Mar–31 May, daily, 09.00–18.00
1 Jun–31 Aug, daily, 09.00–19.00
1 Sep–31 Oct, daily, 09.00–18.00
1 Nov–23 Dec, daily, 10.00–16.00
24 Dec–26 Dec, closed
27 Dec–30 Dec, daily, 10.00–16.00


All year, daily

Entry prices

Adult: £11.00
Family: £27.00
One adult family: £22.00
Concession: £9.50
Members: Free


Web page: [Web Link]

National Trust member: no

Parking place (optional): Not Listed

References: Not listed

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