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Man at Arms Tour - Preparing for Siege

Craignethan Castle, 9 August 2015

It is 1579 and Regent Morton is coming to besiege Craignethan castle over Hamilton support for Mary Queen of Scots cause following her forced abdication.  
Come and meet one of Hamilton’s men and hear about siege warfare in the sixteenth century. Get hands on and feel the weight of the arms and armour of the time and take the opportunity to brush up on your pike, sword and buckler skills.

Time: 12 noon - 4pm

This event is included in the normal admission price. Tickets can be bought on the day or online in advance to beat the queues.

Directions: 5.5m WNW of Lanark off the A72, postcode ML11 9PL.

More details at our  Craignethan Castle property page

For further information, contact
Historic Scotland
Events Team
hs.events@scotland.gsi.gov.uk or telephone +44 (0)131 668 8885.

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