1. North Scotland
  2. The Highlands
  3. Inverness

Attraction Information

Culloden Wood offers an ideal site for a family ramble, with way marked trails offering either a 3km trip including several local landmarks or a much shorter one in and out of the trees for those with smaller legs.

It's also an area full of history: the trees cover part of the site of the battle of Culloden (the last battle fought on British soil) and the Prisoners' Stone is a grim reminder of those days… this is where the last 17 of Prince Charles' troops were executed by firing squad. The brutal folk of the Jacobite Army then bashed in the bonces of the shot soldiers to be sure.Despite all this, one of them, Fraser, survived and managed to sneak away and escape! A gory story but with a great message: never give up!

Also don't forget to take a few coins for making a wish or 2 in St Mary's Well, though tradition dictates that if it's a wish for healing then you're better off to leave a scrap of cloth belonging to the poorly person… nonsense of course but the nice kind!

Please note that the postcode provided is for Satnav to get you close but please plan your journey thoroughly and independently.

 

Image "St Mary's Well" copyright Ted & Jen via Flickr / Image cropped vertically from original.

Claim & Manage Attraction ListingTick Icon
Timer Icon

Opening Times

Monday to Sunday Dawn - Dusk

Ticket Icon

Pricing & Tickets

Free admission

Book in advance for cheapest tickets

Find other attractions similar to Culloden Wood by visiting our attraction tickets section.

Question Mark Icon

FAQs

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Pin Icon

Contact Details

Inverness
The Highlands
IV2 7BZ
Scotland

Tel: 01463 791575

Visit Website

Culloden Wood Reviews

Day Out With The Kids - VIP Pass Advert

Recent blog posts

Bluey Bonanza: A Fun-Filled Family Extravaganza! - Image
ShivaniFebruary 21, 2024
Bluey Bonanza: A Fun-Filled Family Extravaganza!

Meet Bluey & Family this year and enjoy fun-filled activities that will have you jumping for joy! Enjoy outdoor activities and more!

Events Near You
Things To Do
Easter Egg Hunt Clues For All Ages - Image
ShivaniFebruary 16, 2024
Easter Egg Hunt Clues For All Ages

Hosting an Easter party this year and want to design an egg hunt for everyone? We’ve laid out some Easter egg hunt clues for all ages!

Easter
Things To Do
Easter Egg Hunt Riddles For Around The House - Image
ShivaniFebruary 16, 2024
Easter Egg Hunt Riddles For Around The House

Hosting an Easter party this year and want to design an egg hunt for the kids? We’ve laid out some Easter egg riddles for around the house!

Easter
Things To Do
Korean Photo Booths in London - Image
Harleen SahotaFebruary 16, 2024
Korean Photo Booths in London

Life4Cuts is the ultimate Korean-style photo booth in London, offering unique selfies, cute group photos & fun memories!

Events Near You
Family Fun
Things To Do
Easy Easter Bonnet Ideas - Image
ShivaniFebruary 16, 2024
Easy Easter Bonnet Ideas

It’s time to get crafty for Easter!

Arts and Crafts Ideas
At Home
Easter
Blooms & Wonder: Unveiling the Magic of the Kew Orchid Festival - Image
ShivaniFebruary 16, 2024
Blooms & Wonder: Unveiling the Magic of the Kew Orchid Festival

Flower lovers everywhere, it’s time to visit the Kew Orchid Festival for a display of the beautiful flora of Madagascar!

Events Near You
Things To Do
50 Easter Egg Hunt Clues - Image
ShivaniFebruary 16, 2024
50 Easter Egg Hunt Clues

Hosting an Easter party this year and want to design an egg hunt for the kids? We’ve laid out 50 Easter egg hunt clues for you to use!

Easter
Things To Do
Seal Bay Resort Family Beach Holiday Review! - Image
Guest BloggerFebruary 15, 2024
Seal Bay Resort Family Beach Holiday Review!

Choose Stay Play Explore for your short family breaks. Spend quality time and explore places you’ve never before!

Family Creator Network
Reviews and Recommendations
Things To Do