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Culloden Battlefield

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The Story of the Quaich

17 March 2017

What is a Quaich? It’s a question we hear quite a bit here at Culloden with Quaich’s on show in both our exhibition and gift shop and luckily the story behind this unique...

Was Tartan Really Banned?

10 March 2017

Following the defeat of the Jacobites at Culloden and the eventual end of the ’45 Jacobite Rising came the Dress Act of 1746 which essentially banned the wearing of ‘Highland...

Archaeology at Culloden

3 March 2017

With 2017 being the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology we had to take a look into the archaeology here at Culloden. Something that many people may not know about Culloden is...

A Spider and a Shellycoat – more Scottish Folk Tales

24 February 2017

One thing that has always been a big part of Scottish culture, and that continues to intrigue both visitors and natives alike, is the myriad of utterly unique legends and stories that...