The Battle of Bannockburn
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The Battle of Bannockburn

Statue of Robert the Bruce

Stand shoulder to shoulder with Robert the Bruce on the site of his greatest victory

About this place

  • 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 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 by Pilkington Jackson, cast in shimmering bronze.

Entry is by pre-booked time slots. Pre-book to guarantee entry.

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Today’s Opening Hours

Visitor Centre
All year, daily
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Entry prices

One adult family
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The Battle of Bannockburn Experience: Participate

Tuesday 21 January 2020 – Tuesday 31 March 2020

The Battle of Bannockburn is a 3D immersive experience that takes the visitor through a series of short 3D films and interactive activities to find out more about this crucial battle in the Scottish Wars of Independence!  The pinnacle of this experience is an interactive Battle Game which you can either book to watch or actively participate in by choosing between the two ticket options listed here.

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Accreditations and awards

  • 4 Star Visitor Attraction
  • Green Tourism Silver

Did you know?

Robert Burns visited Bannockburn in 1787 and later wrote his famous poem Scots Wha Hae about the battle.


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Venue hire

Bannockburn is the perfect venue for corporate events and private parties. 

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School visits

We welcome school visits at the Battle of Bannockburn

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