Bolts and Bodkins

Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.

Bolts and Bodkins

About Bolts and Bodkins

In light of updated Scottish Government advice regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have taken the decision to close public access to our staffed properties and offices until further notice. All planned public events will also be postponed until further notice – full details of these can be found on our Events page in the coming days: historicenvironment.scot/whats-on.

Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Learn about different types of arrowheads and how arrow wounds were treated.

Get dressed for battle and join the garrison.

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