Medieval Weekend - POSTPONED

Enjoy a weekend of exploring the medieval period in Scotland through Living History at Dirleton Castle!

Medieval Weekend - POSTPONED

About Medieval Weekend - POSTPONED

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.

It’s the early 1300s and the Scottish Wars of Independence rage.

Meet Robert the Bruce and Aymer de Valence and learn how Robert’s army was routed at the Battle of Methven. Explore the living history camp, see weapons in the armoury, smell food cooking in the kitchens, play some medieval games and have a go at calligraphy with real iron gall ink!

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Medieval Weekend - POSTPONED are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment. All information (whether in text or photographs) is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact.

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