Learn about Bannockburn

In 1314 history was made and the fate of the Scottish nation changed forever

The site, under ownership of the National Trust for Scotland, is the spot where Robert Bruce planted his standard and gathered his men to take on the might of the English army led by King Edward II.

Visit our Bannockburn learning website to use the interactive Battlepedia and test your knowledge with a quiz.

School bookings are very popular and sell out approximately ten months in advance; our standard school visits are now SOLD OUT for the 2018/19 academic year but please get in touch and we'll look into options for accomodating your class! If you would like information on how a school visit works and how you can book a visit details can be found on our learning website.

Robert the Bruce
An early attack by Robert the Bruce

On our learning website you can walk the battleground, guide your own army of medieval soldiers through the 3D simulation and visit the all important Bannockburn; a stretch of water that proved the turning point in the battle.

Discover more about the bloody birth of Scotland.