A famous Son coming back home

John McLaren, Horticulturalist, born in Bannockburn, started his gardening career at Bannockburn House before he eventually emigrated to America. This is an information panel talking about his documented journey back home to Bannockburn and other places around the...
Battle of Sheriffmuir

Battle of Sheriffmuir

Battle of Sheriffmuir  Written by Liam McDermott – History Group The 13th November is an important date within the Jacobite Calendar as this year it commemorates the 307th anniversary of the Battle of Sheriffmuir. Pictured above: Depiction of the Battle of...
Every Picture Tells A Story

Every Picture Tells A Story

Throughout the country our museums and galleries are full of paintings showing different aspects of life through the centuries. But how often do we look really closely at these paintings and wonder about the lives of those captured by the artist.   A volunteer at...
A dram fit for a Prince

A dram fit for a Prince

HRH Charles Edward Stuart arrived at Bannockburn House on the 6th January 1746. He remained at Bannockburn House for the rest of the month, chosen for its strategic location for the Siege of Stirling Castle and considered a place of safety as the Prince had a natural...
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