Visit the multi-award-winning Battle of Bannockburn experience and witness the battle like never before, with fully immersive 3D scenes bringing the battle to life.
Interact with medieval warriors, pages, archers and knights on either side of the conflict as they reveal how they became involved in the battle.
Take command of your own virtual battlefield to try and re-create the battle, and then witness Bruce’s decisive victory, against all odds.
Follow in the footsteps of Robert the Bruce in our memorial park and see the spot where he raised his royal standard.
Prepare for battle at our multi-award-winning visitor centre. Take your place on the battlefield and stand face-to-face with fearless medieval warriors. Witness two opposing kings – Robert the Bruce and Edward II – whose tactics in 1314 changed the path of Scotland’s history, forever.
The new Battle of Bannockburn experience puts you at the heart of the action. With cutting-edge 3D technology, you can experience medieval combat like never before and discover more about this crucial event in Scottish history.
Outside, the landscaping and parkland around the centre allow visitors to appreciate the battleground and restored commemorative monuments, including the iconic statue of Robert the Bruce, cast in shimmering bronze.
Located near the historic city of Stirling and in the vicinity of the battleground, the visitor centre expertly harnesses 3D technology to bring this thrilling chapter of Scotland’s story to life. During the summer, we advise booking online in advance.
Come and experience medieval combat like never before and discover more about this crucial event in Scottish history.
At weekends and during holidays, there’s often a range of additional activities, such as archery and weapons handling.
Enjoy the family friendly facilities, including our award-winning café and shop packed full of Battle of Bannockburn merchandise.
The tour takes approximately 1 hour 30 minutes, culminating in a visit to the Battle Room.
School bookings are very popular and more information can be found on our learning website.
Group visits are welcome but pre-booking is essential.
There are six disabled parking spaces.
Visitor reviews of accessibility can be found on the Euan’s Guide website here.
The Battle of Bannockburn visitor centre is located on Glasgow Road, Whins of Milton FK7 0LJ, approximately 2 miles south of Stirling. The centre can be reached in a number of easy ways:
By bike - Access is by main road. Racks are available at the visitor centre to park your bike.
By car - Take the M80/M9, and exit at junction 9. From here follow the A872 towards Stirling. The centre is a few minutes drive (roughly 2 miles) from the turn off, located on the west side of the A872. Follow the signs for the car park.
By bus - A number of buses are available from Stirling Bus Station, approximately 2 miles from the centre.
By train - Trains from several cities in Scotland can be taken to Stirling station. The station is approximately 2 miles from the centre.
By coach - Take the M80/M9, and exit at junction 9. From here follow the A872 towards Stirling. The centre is a few minutes drive (roughly 2 miles) from the turn off, located on the west side of the A872. Follow the signs for the coach park. There is a designated coach park running alongside the visitor centre.