Culloden Battlefield, Culloden Moor

The location of one of the best-known battles to have taken place in Scotland, Culloden Battlefield today serves as home to a visitor center aimed at preserving the site. Explore the battlefield by foot via a number of paths crossing the site, and get a panoramic view from the raised platform located in the visitor center. One of the most significant features of the battlefield is the 6.1 m (20 ft) tall cairn erected in 1881. Use our Culloden Moor trip itinerary planning website to arrange your visit to Culloden Battlefield and other attractions in Culloden Moor.
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  • The visitor center is first rate with a great museum and a theater that recreates the battle with you between the lines. The outdors allows you to explore the battlefield. There are pathways that...  more »
  • What an insight into history this place provides. The lay out, with the story told and presented on both sides (English and Scottish) is an example to be followed by many exhibitions who claim to be.....  more »
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  • I walked it for free but I knew a lot about Culloden already but I would recommend a tour because it would be absolutely extraordinary listening from a Scottish persons point of view of the battle. Interesting little stories you don't know about will be told. It's also an enjoyable walk but it's just crazy to think so many Scots died on the spot you were walking.
  • Great historical place with a lot of atmosphere. Very educational. We had a beautiful day. The museum and gift shop are nice as well. Inside the shop you will find high quality items like scarves and jewelry, as well as books and some whiskey. The parking outside the main building is free too.
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