Discover Explore: Culloden Battlefield

This wind-swept moor in the north of Scotland is where history was made. A terrible battle was fought here over 250 years ago. Two armies fought over who should be King of Britain in 1746. At the Culloden Battlefield visitor centre you will find out about the people, the armies and the battle. You can even explore the battlefield itself! There are people to find, history to uncover and stories to write. Are you ready to become a Culloden Battlefield Reporter? Visit to download the following missions:

– Trail Mission: Reporting from the Battle

– Games Mission: Discovering Culloden’s Weapons

– Buddy Mission: Investigate a Clan

– On the Way Mission: Spot the Highland Cows

Please check venue or site opening times before embarking on your daring mission.

Discover Explore is part of Discovering Places, the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad Campaign to inspire people in the UK to discover their local built, historic and natural environments. Discover Explore is an exploration game currently set in the Great Glen and soon to launch in the Lea Valley that encourages families and young people to get outdoors and uncover the stories and history of different locations through a series of daring missions.

To find more information, choose your missions and get your adventure started please visit

Event Date:

1 August 2012-1 August 2013


National Trust for Scotland’s Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, Culloden Moor, Inverness, IV2 5EU

Ticket Information:

Admission charges to the site apply:
National Trust for Scotland members – FREE
Adult – £10.00
Family – £24.00
Concession – £7.50
Single Adult Family – £20.00

Contact Information: 0844 493 2159


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