Battle of Bannockburn Memorial
Bannockburn, Stirling © Scottish Classic Tours

Wars of Independence

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January — December

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Let Scottish Classic Tours chauffeur you around Scotland in the comfort of an award winning classic car or iconic VW campervan. We would love to share Scotland with you. Take home unforgettable memories.

Tour Highlights

  • Pick up from location
  • Stirling Castle
  • Church of Holy Rude
  • National Wallace Monument
  • Battle of Bannockburn Heritage Centre
  • Drop off at location

Walk in the footsteps of King Robert the Bruce and Sir William “Braveheart” Wallace. Relive the Wars of Scottish Independence fought in the 13th and 14th centuries. Stirling Castle is one of the most important castles in Scotland. Dating from the early 1100's, the castle has played host to some of Scotland’s most significant historical events.

The Church of Holy Rude is adjacent to the castle and has been a place of worship for over 900 years. Apart from Westminster Abbey it is the only church in Britain still in active use to have hosted a coronation, that of King James VI of Scotland in 1567. James VI, son of Mary Queen of Scots also became James I of England and Ireland in 1603 upon the death of Queen Elizabeth.

Only 10 minutes away close to the site of the battle of Stirling Bridge which took place in 1297 is the National Wallace Monument built in honour of Sir William Wallace, Guardian of Scotland. Built in the 1860’s following a resurgence of Scottish National identity the tower offers spectacular views of the Ochil Hills and surrounding countryside.

Finally, no visit to the area would be complete without a visit to the Battle of Bannockburn Heritage Centre only 4 miles from the National Wallace Monument. It was here that King Robert the Bruce raised his standard in 1314 before engaging the far larger English army of King Edward II to achieve a most famous victory that changed Scotland forever.

This is a full day tour with lunch in Stirling. Contact us for more information.

Scottish Classic Tours is managed by husband and wife, Duncan and Linda Cullen, both of whom share a love of Scotland, classic cars and history. Tours can be either half or full day dependent upon time spent at each location and where your pick up and drop off points are. Call or email to discuss your tour ideas on 07595 187123 or

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Do you like castles, churches or cathedrals? Or maybe wildlife? Is golf your thing? Enjoy a fine malt? Perhaps you have fond memories of a campervan and fancy doing the North Coast 500, Scotland's Route 66, in one? Let Scottish Classic Tours chauffeur you around in the comfort of an award winning classic car or fully restored VW campervan. We are a small family run business and ideally located for pick up at Glasgow or Edinburgh. If a different pick up location is preferred, please contact us as this can be arranged.

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