Covenanters Besieged


Saturday the 4th of July 1200 till 1600
Sunday the 5th of July 1200 till 1600
Dirleton Castle (MAP LINK)

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.

Included in the admission price
Free for Members of Historic Environment Scotland

Featuring displays and performances from:

Erskine’s Regiment

Event organiser link: Historic Environment Scotland Covenanters Besieged

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