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Andrew Spratt from Dirleton Caste dressed in his chainmail

Man at Arms Tour - Medieval Archery

A lively introduction to the world of the late medieval archer.

Exterior picture of Linlithgow Palace

A Fountain of Wine

Prince Charles Edward Stuart has successfully attracted a large number of Jacobite supporters and is visiting Linlithgow Palace.

Exterior view of Linlithgow Palace and some of the Peel

A Believer in the Cause

Many women fought for the Jacobite cause and rumour has it that one of them is visiting Linlithgow to see the damage done by the Government troops who occupied it.

knight on horseback makes fierce face and brandishes sword with castle behind him

Spectacular Jousting

Hear the thunder of hooves and clashing of lances as we welcome Spectacular Jousting to Caerlaverock Castle.

Inner courtyard of Doune Castle, showing the kitchen tower and castle well.

The Great Escape!

Come along to the once Jacobite stronghold and hear the epic tale of escape by Government sympathisers.

A chainmailed costumed guide with a selection of replica medieval weapons.

Man at Arms - Bloodthirsty tales of warfare

Hear bloodthirsty tales of siege warfare and castle life with a chainmailed costumed guide with a selection of replica medieval weapons and there function explained.

Exterior image of Dunstaffnage Castle

A Pretty Young Rebel

Hear the real story of Flora MacDonald and Bonnie Prince Charlie, from Flora herself.

Exterior picture of Craigmillar Castle

Man at Arms Tour: Preparing for Siege

Come and meet one of Preston’s men holding out against them and hear about siege warfare in the sixteenth century.

Blackness Castle

Man at Arms Tour - The Hamiltons at Blackness

Come and meet one of Hamilton’s men and hear about siege warfare in the sixteenth century.

Schiltron - 16th century/renaissance

Come and see how the Scots of this era fought with pikes in schiltrons and have a go yourself.

Aerial view of Doune Castle

For his most Britannic Majesty!

During the Jacobite Rising of 1745 both sides were frantically recruiting soldiers. Meet a soldier of His Majesty’s army and attend a recruitment session, preparing to fight the rebels!