Explore Jacobite History

Use the filter below to explore and learn more about historical Jacobite sites. You can view the results for each page on the map below and logged in members can add these to their own personal trail map within each listing. Not already a member? Sign up for free here

Refine your search…

Name

Region

Category

Area of interest

A-Z

Seat of the Murrays since the 17th century. The family took part in all of the Jacobite risings but with members on opposing sides. The castle was briefly besieged in 1689 when the pro-Jacobite Factor refused entry to Lord John...
Built in 1628 the tower-house was burnt in 1689 to prevent its use as a Government garrison. Confiscated by the crown in 1716 after the Earl of Mar’s leadership of the 1715 rising, it was leased to the Government by...
The Camerons have lived in Lochaber since the 14th century. Achnacarry House is the seat of the Clan Cameron and home of Cameron of Lochiel. The Museum in the grounds of the house traces the history of the Clan from...
Clan Donnachaidh (the 'Children of Duncan'), made up of the Duncans, Robertsons, Reids and other clan Septs is closely associated with an area stretching from Rannoch in the west of Perthshire to the border with Angus in the east. It...
The museum of the Jacobite-supporting Macpherson clan which took part in the 1689, 1715 and 1745 risings. The collections include Jacobite weapons, portraits and personalia.
This medieval tower house was burnt by the Jacobites in 1689 and 1690. In 1746, after Culloden, it was refitted and refortified as a barracks for a Government garrison of about fifty.
Site of the final battle of the 1689 Rising on 1 May 1690. The Jacobite force of 1,500 was surprised in its camps at dawn by a larger government force and forced to flee. The Jacobites may have lost up...
The impressive castle at Doune is strategically sited to cover a crossing of the River Forth. It was garrisoned by government troops in 1689 and 1715 but in 1745, while the Government controlled the main crossing at Stirling, Doune was...
One of the best viewpoints in Scotland. Viscount Dundee raised the Stuart Royal Standard here on 13 April 1689, marking the start of the 1689 rising. A month later he came back hoping for defectors from the army regiment stationed...

Click each marker to see the site name