Take a trip back in time and walk the trail of the Battle of Linlithgow Bridge.
Revel in 16th century history as you take a trail to the battlefield of the Battle of Linlithgow Bridge.
Walk where many before you have walked and enjoy a trip through time as you learn about the Battle of Linlithgow Bridge. Find all the different locations throughout Linlithgow where each step of the battle happened, and learn the history behind the battle.
In order to get a full feel of the battle, start your day by walking down Linlithgow high street. Then, take a wander to the iconic remains of Linlithgow Palace, full of history you can't help walk in the footsteps of royalty, as the Palace in the birthplace of Mary, Queen of Scots.
Then hop on a bus, car or walk the two miles to Linlithgow Bridge following the well trodden path of many armies throughout history. Remember your strudy boots, waterproofs, midge cream and at least two hours to complete this trail.
For more information, visit the Battle of Linlithgow website by clicking here.
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The castle is now open and we are delighted to welcome you back. Find out more about our re-opening plans: restarthistory.scot. Please note, the car park has limited spaces and will be monitored. It is only available for those that have booked tickets to visit the castle and its grounds. Step into a largely intact medieval castle whose defences once guarded the Firth of Forth. An impressive venue used as infamous Fort William in Outlander.
Stand on a once sacred hilltop where people first held rituals and raised monuments 6000 years ago. Closed until Summer 2021.