The Warrior’s Spirit Long Weekend
“For my own part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake”
Robert Louis Stevenson
THE WARRIOR'S SPIRIT
SCOTTISH TOUR - 4 DAYS
"I know you can fight, but it's our wit that makes us men"
From the film, Braveheart
There is an intricate, dark and layered historical aspect to Scotland’s warriors. The Warrior’s Spirit Tour will leave a mark on your heart, as true as the crafted blade of a swordsmith. Engage with a warrior and understand how these talented craftsmen passionately recreate history and keep Scotland’s culture thriving.
Scotland’s history of famous battles and war heroes are known worldwide. Here you can get up close and personal, treading the same paths these warriors would have taken. The White Rose Guild explores historical and outstanding locations with you, offering a unique perspective on the Scottish warrior.
Get to grips with an original Jacobite basket-hilted sword and see it clash in battle, whilst a piper plays in the background on the sacred earth where McBane (a notable Scottish swordsman, career soldier, and fencing master) held one of his last duels in the 17th century.
Experience the intricate nature of a Heraldry Artist
A family crest is something to behold. A wonderful work of art with exquisite attention to detail. Scotland’s culture and history often involves Scottish clan tartans but there is a deep connection linked to heraldry. As you meet with a talented heraldry artist, you will understand the passion for the meanings behind the design and the traditional skills involved.
Step back in time and explore
ancient castles and whisky
Ancient castles await, no castle is the same and some will leave the past running through your veins. Step back in wonder and take in their grandeur and incredible history. Learn how the national spirit is produced and enjoy a wee dram crafted on the very land you stand whilst on a Scottish whisky tour.