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The Battle of Bannockburn, near Stirling in Scotland took place over two days in June 1314 around 20,000 English troops led by King Edward II engaged in a battle with around 10,000 Scotts led by Robert the Bruce at which the latter prevailed. Exact location of the battle site is not known.



Edradour Distillery, Pitlochry, Scotland.

This morning we departed our lodgings in Stirling and drove north into Perthshire.

First we called in at the country town of Crieff for a short visit and then on to the nearby Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret Distillery.  Glenturret is a sister distillery of Highland Park and Macallan. The group produces the Famous Grouse blend which incorporates single malts from the three group distilleries plus many others across Scotland.

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Tutored Whisky Tasting at Tullibardine Distillery, Scotland.

This morning we departed our lodgings in Stirling and drove about one mile to Stirling Bridge which dates from the 16th century and which acts as proxy for the wooden bridge over the River Forth which was at the centre of a battle in 1297 between the English and Scots where latter prevailed under generalship of William Wallace.

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