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Bonnie Prince Charlie’s Edinburgh Tour
This Second Level tour has been designed to give your class an exciting and interactive experience around the Old Town locations linked to Bonnie Prince Charlie and his Jacobite occupation of Edinburgh in 1745. This tour will last around two hours.  We are currently developing this tour and will be looking for classes to trial it in the final quarter of 2017. Tours available Monday-Wednesday and cost £3 per pupil.  Your tour will be led by a qualified primary school teacher. 
Learning about Charlie in the locations he knew! We think the best way to learn about the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745 is to get your class outside and into the heart of today’s Edinburgh.  There’s something exciting about seeing a class imagine Charlie’s army walking on the same streets the pupils are following on this tour. This Second Level Old Edinburgh tour features; -a safe, compact but historically interesting route -age-appropriate stories -suitably challenging activities which will involve pupils working with partners to analyse historic artefacts and evidence - locations which help tell the story of the 1745 Rebellion

What will the class see and do? 

1 - We will meet you at the John Knox House and start the tour

at the site of the nearby Netherbow Port.  We’ll recreate the

‘attack’ on Edinburgh by Charlie’s army.

2 to 5 - We follow the path of the victorious Jacobites up the

Royal Mile, stopping at various significant places on the way. 

We’ll find out how the Jacobites tried to fund their campaign;

we’ll see the close where Flora MacDonald went to school,

where the Jacobite standard was raised in the name of King

James VIII and where, ultimately, the rebellion was shown to be

over.

6 - Greyfriars Kirkyard.  We’ll explore the graves of some people

who supported the Jacobites and some who supported the

Hanoverians.

Documentation for this tour will be added soon.

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