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Medieval Scotland short course

This five day course will retrace the steps of St Margaret, William Wallace, Robert the Bruce and the Stewart Kings. The course will be complemented by outstanding gourmet food and drink experiences.

Brief itinerary

Day 1 – Introductory drinks and dinner (evening)

  • Check-in Stirling Court Hotel
  • Welcome drinks, presentation and Q&A with your course leader

Day 2 – Alba-the foundation of the kingdom

  • Dunning Church and the Dupplin Cross
  • Dunkeld Cathedral
  • Scone Priory

Day 3 – St Margaret and the transformation of Scotland

  • Dunfermline Abbey and Palace
  • St Andrews Cathedral and Old Town

Day 4 – Breaking Britain. The Wars of Independence

  • Bothwell Castle
  • Priory of Inchmahome
  • Dunblane Cathedral

Day 5 – Bruce and early Stewart Scotland

  • Abbey of Cambuskenneth
  • Bannockburn
  • Doune Castle

Day 6 – Renaissance Scotland

  • Linlithgow Palace and St Michael’s Church
  • Stirling Castle

Course dates in 2018

(arrive Sunday and depart Saturday)

  • 8 July – 14 July
  • 12 August – 18 August
  • 2 September – 8 September
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