The Road to Bannockburn

Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of Edinburgh Castle in 1314.

The Road to Bannockburn

About The Road to Bannockburn

25th February 2019
26th February 2019
27th February 2019
plus 1 more date(s), see below for more info
11.15am, 12.15pm, 2pm & 3pm
Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle Castlehill, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 2NG
included in normal admission
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Meet one of Robert the Bruce’s men who served under the command of Thomas Randolph during the capture of the Castle in 1314.

Learn about the medieval weapons and tactics of a Scottish foot soldier.

Additional Dates: 26 February 2019, 27 February 2019, 28 February 2019

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for The Road to Bannockburn are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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