Culloden Battlefield & Cawdor Castle

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Tour Number

Activity Level

306891


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Let me take you back in time with a private tour


The tour will start at agreed pickup point and then traveling historic Culloden Battlefield where the famous battle took place in 1746. Explore the battlefield and walk in the foot steps of those battle hardy soldiers. There is also a visitors centre, well worth the visit where you will experience a dramatisation in a cinematic room (a great experience). Also at the visitor centre you can obtain an headset to go around the battlefield which will bring the whole experience to life.

From there we will go onto the wonderful Cawdor Castle, which is home to the Dowager Lady Cawdor. The castle is set in a beautiful garden where you might see the the castles resident highland cattle. The castle dates back to the late14th century castle, inside take in the smells and view, see the wonderful interior, look out for the hollybush still in situ in the original tower.
when cawdor Castle is closed we visit fort Goerge site instead.

Please note the castle is only open to visitors during the spring/summer season.

Itinerary

The tour will start at the historic Culloden Battlefield where the renounced battle took place in 1746. Explore the battlefield and walk in the foot steps of those battle hardy soldiers. There is also a visitors centre, well worth the visit where you will experience a dramatisation in a cinematic room (a great experience). Also at the visitor centre you can obtain an headset to go around the battlefield which will bring the whole experience to life.

From there we will go onto the wonderful Cawdor Castle, which is home to the Dowager Lady Cawdor. The castle is set in a beautiful garden where you might see the the castles resident highland cattle. The castle dates back to the late14th century castle, inside take in the smells and view, see the wonderful interior, look out for the hollybush still in situ in the original tower. For all you Thespians you will see why the castle was also featured in Shakespeare's play Macbeth.

Please note the castle is only open to visitors during the spring/summer season.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pick up from your accommodation or cruise port around the city of Inverness or an agreed location.

End location: End location: Back to hotel or agreed location

Duration: 4 hours

Transportation

Modern, clean, air conditioned, 2016 Citroen c 4

What’s Included

My Private tour guiding and Transportation throughout the tour

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 GBR - Entry fee Cawdor Castle - £12
Entry Fee Culloden Battlefield Visitors Centre - £11
Refreshments- £15 - £20

What’s Extra

Admission fees (castles, museums etc..),
Any refreshments or meals.

A Recent Review of this tour

Richard is an excellent tour guide. He managed to make the most of our tour time. I have learned a great deal. He was also sensitive to my mo ility limitations recommending honestly my best course of action
Christina Hanks

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