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Skirmishes, Muskets and Pikes at Thirlestane Castle

Skirmishes, Muskets and Pikes at Thirlestane Castle

Visitors to Thirlestane Castle over the weekend got the chance to experience history as the castle held its first Re-enactment Weekend.

The Sealed Knot, the UK's oldest re-enactment group authentically recreated the 1600s with a living history camp, military displays and even a skirmish.

Children and adults alike got the chance to try on some armour, watch camp meals being cooked and even handle a pike.

Both days were finished off with a dramatic mock battle in fron of the castle lawn complete with pike conflict, musket battles and even cannons firing.

See a video taster of the weekend on our Facebook page.