Covenanters Besieged - POSTPONED

Meet the defenders, both royalist and covenanter, of the 1650 siege of Dirleton walk through the working living history camp!

Covenanters Besieged - POSTPONED

About Covenanters Besieged - POSTPONED

4th Jul 2020 to 5th Jul 2020
12pm - 4pm
Dirleton Castle
Dirleton Castle , Dirleton EH39 5ER
Included in normal admission price
Call 01316688885
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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.

In 1650 Dirleton Castle was besieged and badly damaged by 1,600 Cromwellian troops. Meet the defenders, both Royalist and Covenanters.

Find out the differences between Scots and English soldiers, walk through the working living history camp, handle weapons of the time, and watch as the soldiers perform an impressive pike drill.

Image credit: © Greg Macvean

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