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CULLODEN VIRTUAL TOUR

VIRTUAL TOUR

For Who?
Armchair Travellers
How Long?
1 hr
From Where?
From the comfort of your home
How Much?
£95

for up to 8 participants

Your Adventure

A Live Battlefield Walk Just for You!

Culloden Battlefield for Armchair Travellers:
On 16th April 1746, Bonnie Prince Charlie and his Jacobite Army took their last stand to reclaim the throne of Britain. Although the Jacobites had been successful in the previous battles of this conflict, their mission at Culloden was doomed to failure from the very start. Let us take you back to the cold and windy day of the battle on our live battlefield walk. The weather won’t be of any concern to you though - you’ll be joining us from the warmth and comfort of your home.

We start our tour with an introduction to the Jacobites, their cause and their previous attempts to reclaim the throne of Britain. We will look at the preceding events of the ‘45 and at some of the iconic locations where these events took place, before we start our live tour of the Battlefield:

It was a cold and windy day on Drumossie Moor, where two very different armies had lined up on their front lines: The hungry, tired and disorganised Jacobites were facing a well-fed and well-trained Government Army commanded by the Duke of Cumberland, a distant cousin of Bonnie Prince Charlie who led the Jacobites. We will stand on the Government Frontline where you will hear about the two armies, their tactics and the course of the short but bloody battle.

Just a few steps from the frontline, there is a well which now bears the name „Well of the Dead”. This is also where a rather tragic love story unfolded and we will take a short virtual detour to tell you this story.

We then make our way to the clan markers and the Clan Fraser stone. At the Memorial Cairn, you will hear about the aftermath of the battle and of Flora Macdonald, our national heroine and a remarkable woman.

Past the rather bluntly described „Field of the English”, we head to Leanach Cottage, where you will hear of Belle Macdonald, the last inhabitant of this lovely heather-thatched building that served as a field hospital during the battle.

We then go back to the Visitors Centre to have a close look at the memorial wall and to end our tour with a poem or a ghost story.

Highlights

- The Jacobite Cause
- Government Frontline
- The Well of The Dead & a Love Story
- The Clan Markers and Memorial Cairn
- Field of The English
- Leanach Cottage
- The Memorial Wall

Included
Not Included

- Private Virtual Tour for up to 8 participants
- Professional Guide

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Tour Times

Monday - Sunday
from 09.00 h

Choose a date and time that is convenient to you during the booking process.

Different time zone?
We are currently running on British Summer Time (BST), which is an hour ahead of GMT. If our service hours don’t work with your time zone, just get in touch for a personal arrangement.

Starting Point

From the comfort of your home, your office or your favourite outdoor spot - all you need is a stable internet connection.

Further Information

Suitability

Please refer to the tour description and the information in this section to decide whether a particular tour is suitable for you and your group before you make your booking.

Suitable for all age groups.

Walking Sections

Distance:

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Walking Time:

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Equipment

- PC, Laptop or Tablet and a stable internet connection.

We will send you a link with further information after booking.
The number of participants is limited to eight devices.

COVID-19 Measures

We adhere to the latest government and public health guidance to keep you and us safe and we practice social distancing and maintain the highest hygiene standards on our tours. We have committed to the Good to Go scheme launched by Visit Britain that recognises good practise in following COVID-19 guidelines and have adapted the STGA Good To Go Protocol. For more information on how we implement these guidelines on our tours, please click here.

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Booking & Cancellation Policy

Book your Highland Adventure online and pay by Debit or Credit Card.
Advance Booking is strongly recommended. Online Bookings are closing 24 hours prior to tour start.

If you prefer to pay for your tour in a different way or would like to make a last-minute enquiry, just contact us by phone or email to discuss your options.

We strongly recommend that guests arrange suitable travel, medical, and cancellation insurance prior to their booking.

Cancellations


We know that planning can be a difficult task in uncertain times.
Therefore, we have worked out a straightforward Cancellation Policy for our Walking Tours and Half/Full Day Tours:

 

  • You can reschedule your tour free of charge if things are not working out the way they were planned.

  • If you need to cancel your tour, our simplified cancellation policy applies:

Up to 24 hours prior to tour start

Less than 24 hours prior to tour start

0% of the agreed rate & third party costs*

100% of the agreed rate & third party costs*

*) Cancellation costs or processing fees from third-party providers incurred for the specific booking will be charged in addition.

For further information, please refer to our Terms & Conditions.

Contact

Any Questions or Special Requirements?
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