Two days of events and activities at the site of the 1689 Battle of Killiecrankie - includes arena displays of the Jacobite Cavalry. Variety of stalls, food stalls and activities.
Each tour is guided by a knowledgeable battlefield guide who will explain the battle tactics on that day in 1689, where the Clan Regiments stood and which of the government units faced them.
A packed program of talks, plays and activities from archaeology to Jacobite tales, 17 th century warfare to children’s interactive play, telling the Battle of Killiecrankie story.
Soldiers of Killiecrankie
Two days of events and activities at the site of the 1689 Battle of Killiecrankie - includes arena displays of the Jacobite Cavalry. Variety of period sensitive stalls, food stalls and activities. Meet 17th century period dressed Government troops and living history camp. Walk through and hear how they lived.
Meet the highlanders, be dressed in a traditional highland costume, both male and female. Battlefield Tours, take you along the line where the Government soldiers stood.
The Soldiers of Killiecrankie event is organised and run by the local community of Killiecrankie and Fincastle. The event was inspired by a visit of Alan Larsen who threatened to bring the Jacobite Cavalry to the 2014 anniversary weekend. He in fact did just that and the birth of Soldiers of Killiecrankie occurred and has taken place annually since then.