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From the Bronze Age Clava Cairns to Culloden Battlefield, location of the last, momentous conflict of the Jacobite Risings, you can step back in time at a range of astonishing places in and around the city…
Discover the compelling and emotive ground of the final Jacobite Rising – the last and most chilling battle to be fought in Britain. From the interactive visitor centre to the incredible exhibits to the immersive surround sound, you really will feel like you’ve stepped back in time.
Explore a group of three Bronze Age cairns not far from Inverness. This prehistoric site dates back around 4,000 years but is almost perfectly preserved! Let the ancient history of Highland Scotland come to life as you roam this symbolic burial ground said to have been the inspiration behind tv’s Outlander series.
Visit one of the mightiest artillery fortifications in Europe and gain an astonishing insight into 18th century battlements. Build by George II, Fort George, with its garrison buildings, artillery cannons and powerful collection of arms provide a wonderful and thought provoking historical day out.
Discover some 40,000 military artefacts in The Highlanders’ Museum, which can be found within Fort George, and learn about Highland Regiments from soon after the Battle of Culloden to the present day. See the historic barracks, explore the grand magazine, or head to the ramparts for a chance to spot dolphins in the shores beneath.
Visit the grounds of one of Inverness’ most significant historic buildings. Inverness Castle prominently sits on a hill above the River Ness, a beautiful red sandstone structure which was built in the Victorian era to replace a medieval fortress destroyed by the Jacobites in 1746. A must-see when in Inverness.
Seek out the Munlochy Well, an old pilgrimage site where the trees are adorned with brightly coloured pieces of cloth. People used to visit such wells where they would wet a cloth in the water, tie it to a tree branch and pray to the spirits and goddesses in pre-Christian times, and later to saints.
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