August 24th to September 1st, 2024

Group walks 2023

Themed History

Battle of Dunbar history walk

Dunbar / Broxburn

Date : Friday September 1st

Time : 11 am

Meet : Dunbar parish church

With : Scottish Battlefield Trust

Costumed guided walk with Dr Arran Johnston
Join our costumed expert on a guided walk along the route of Oliver Cromwell’s decisive attack in 1650.

Discover the dramatic and tragic story of one of Scotland’s most important battlefields, and how the landscape of the battlefield changed the course of history.

Start: 11 am, Dunbar parish church gates.

End: 1 pm, Battle of Dunbar Monument (near Broxburn).

Distance: 3 km / 1.8 miles one way. Mostly flat, tarmac surfaces.

Please note that return transport has been arranged for those who wish it.


Reserve your space on this amazing walk by contacting Dr Arran Johnston by email at

The Battle of Dunbar monument