Culloden Battlefield and Visitor Centre


Culloden Moor, Culloden, Inverness, IV2 5EU

    Find out more about the events leading up to, during and after the Battle of Culloden at the new and award-winning visitor centre.

    The battle lines have been redrawn at the new Culloden battlefield experience. With the site restored to as close as possible to that seen by the forces on that fateful day in April 1746, Culloden now welcomes visitors with an impressive new visitor centre and exciting interactive exhibition.

    With over 1,200 dead in just one hour Culloden was a short but bloody battle - the last to be fought on British soil. Now all the family can experience and understand so much more about the events leading up to, during and after the battle. Follow characters who were actually involved in the battle around the interactive exhibition, experience the true horror of the battle in an immersive film, take a battlefield tour, and watch the daily Living History presentations which bring the battle to life.

    A hand held audio device with multi-language dialogue is available to take onto the battlefield to help you further understand the armies' tactics. Immerse yourself in the Scottish language Gaelic and hear the original words, song and music of the men and women who played their part in the fateful events. Displays of original Gaelic source material are shown through a variety of media.

    The visitor centre also includes a range of environmentally friendly facilities, including a memorabilia shop and a restaurant with a variety of delicious meals.

    5 Visitor Attraction
    Green Tourism Gold Taste Our Best
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    24 Jan 2016 - 23 Dec 2016

    All year, daily

    Visitor Centre, Restaurant and shop:
    1st Feb - 31st March, daily 10am-4pm
    1st April to 31st May, daily 9am-5.30pm
    1sy June - 31st Aug, daily 9am-6pm
    1st Sept - 31st Oct, daily 9am-5.30pm
    1st Nov - 23 Dec, daily 10am-4pm
    Last entry to exhibition and restaurant 30mins before closing.


    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Shop


    • Public Toilet Facilities


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Parking


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome Children's activities available Family tour on battlefield guide
    • Children's Menu Available


    • Hearing Loop Induction Loop throughout the Centre

    Public Transport Directions

    By road

    B9006, 5m East of Inverness.

    By bus

    Stagecoach (No 3) from PO, Queensgate, Inverness.

    Timetables are subject to change, for the latest timetables, please check

    By rail

    Inverness Station - 6 miles

    Transport within Scotland

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    Cafeteria / Restaurant

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to the :


    • There is a drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance
    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site


    • Where appropriate there is a hearing loop system [e.g. ticket counter/ gift shop]

    Ticket / Information / Gift Shop [where applicable]

    • Information available in alternative formats
      • Audio

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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