Schiltron! Flodden Era

Come and see how the Scots of this era fought with pikes in schiltrons and have a go yourself at Edinburgh Castle.

Schiltron! Flodden Era

About Schiltron! Flodden Era

(this event is included in normal admission)

Edinburgh Castle is steeped in war. From here James IV set out to Flodden in 1513 and in the troubled years that followed Edinburgh was the focus in the power struggles between the powerful Douglas and Hamilton families.

An event for the whole family to get involved in and enjoy.


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