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The Battle of Bannockburn Experience

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Address: The Battle of Bannockburn Centre Glasgow Road | Whins of Milton, Stirling FK7 0LJ, Scotland
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An incredible new experience that changes how you learn about Scottish...

An incredible new experience that changes how you learn about Scottish history. The brand new Battle of Bannockburn visitor experience; an innovative attraction with state-of-the-art 3D battle simulation that transforms the way visitors of all ages learn about Bannockburn.

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US$57.38*
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This trip was free thanks to a national trust card. The experience was so informative with the tour guides being engaging and fun. There was also a chance to try on chainmail and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Ardrossan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant day out. Every Scot should make a point of coming here to learn about our greatest battle victory.Our tour guide Paul was excellent as well and made the experience even more enjoyable.Thankyou so much will definitely be back.

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NTScotland, Manager at The Battle of Bannockburn Experience, responded to this review

We look forward to seeing you again thank you for visiting and posting More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the welcome to the knowledge of the staff to the dramatic location, a great day out. The education officers were on hand and made the experience a memorable one for our daughter and all the kids there (it was half term). The exhibition is perfectly presented and the battlefield memorial was dramatic and thought provoking. If you have kids... More 

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NTScotland, Learning Team at The Battle of Bannockburn Experience, responded to this review

"it's fantastic" Thank you so much More 

Ardrossan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This trip was free thanks to a national trust card. The experience was so informative with the tour guides being engaging and fun. There was also a chance to try on chainmail and thanks to many activities, the experience was interactive and fun. Great day out.

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NTScotland, Manager at The Battle of Bannockburn Experience, responded to this review

"Great day out" Thank you for your review. Our volunteers are delighted you really enjoyed getting hands-on trying on all the mail. We do hope to see you again More 

Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic day for young and old. Be part of the Battle and experience the thrills and fears. You also get a chance to re-enact the Battle as one of the main players/ decision makers on a huge game board. A great days entertainment for all the family. Learn how the Scots protected their Independence and sent them homewards, Tae... More 

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NTScotland, Manager at The Battle of Bannockburn Experience, responded to this review

"A fantastic day for young and old" Thank you we hope you come back and try our archery in the summer More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic experience. From entering and firstly visiting the gift shop, then dressing up in battle gear to partipating in the 3D experience, exploring the grounds and then the cafe everything and everyone we encountered was first class. The humour, knowledge and personal touch of staff was exceptional. One of the best family days out we've had. Would heartedly... More 

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NTScotland, Manager at The Battle of Bannockburn Experience, responded to this review

"everyone we encountered was first class" You have made us blush thanks so much we do appreciate all types of feedback More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Started off our visit with a breakfast roll in the cafe here. Absolutely awful! Cheap sausage served in a soggy roll that tasted like it had came straight out of the fridge. Service was also very slow. Now for the exhibition. Lead around by someone who ordered everyone about and treated them like 'soldiers'. Think he was trying to be... More 

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NTScotland, Manager at The Battle of Bannockburn Experience, responded to this review

We are really sorry to read and learn from your review that you felt disappointed with your experience. We are very surprised to read your comments regarding quality of our food. We hold a Taste our Best Award and our meat is supplied by a local award winning butcher. We will certainly be sharing your comments with our Catering and... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came here on the Friday 10th February on a day out. It was quiet which was nice. To be honest if we paid the full price we would have been disappointed as there wasn't alot to do. We used a voucher however so we wernt to bothered. The best bit was the interactive battlefield, that was... More 

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NTScotland, Manager at The Battle of Bannockburn Experience, responded to this review

Thanks for posting and visiting. We appreciate that on a cold Feb Friday there may not have been to much to do. As a charity we do rely on volunteers who regularly run monument tours, weapons handling sessions. We also run a series of archaeology days, evening lectures and archery. Thanks for posting and we do hope you will visit... More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This must be the least enjoyable and most disrespectful battle site I have ever visited. The 3D experience provides little information about the battle and seems to think that war is a game - it is not. My opinion is that it shows little or no respect for those who took part in the battle. It was so awful that... More 

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NTScotland, Manager at The Battle of Bannockburn Experience, responded to this review

We are very disappointed to read your review. We fully appreciate that the 3D immersive interpretation is not for everyone. The interpretation is designed to provide 48 hours of the battle including A background to the events leading to the battle. Details of the tactics and information from 10 historical characters from the Battle. The game which details the events... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time. Really entertaining and informative guide. Enjoyed being part of the battle and getting to strategise. Recommend for anyone who likes history, strategy games, etc.

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NTScotland, Manager at The Battle of Bannockburn Experience, responded to this review

Thank you for VISITING POSTING A FAB REVIEW calling us BRILLIANT We hope you will return in the summer to take part in our Archery and Archaeology days Thanks again More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in the area this is something you cant miss out on. the staff are knowledgeable and friendly and it is kept fairly light hearted (although I almost felt ashamed of my English accent!) the grounds are beautiful and well kept, and the experience itself was something other historic attractions should take note of. Without spoiling the experience... More 

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NTScotland, Manager at The Battle of Bannockburn Experience, responded to this review

"this is something you cant miss out on" We agree. Thanks for such wonderful feedback More 

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