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The Anniversary of the Battle of Loudoun Hill

Although William Wallace had experienced another victory there several years earlier, Bruce's victory was crucial, if he had been defeated here by the larger and more experienced English force, he may never have been able to continue his campaign or gain the support and momentum which led to his victory at Bannockburn and his countrys freedom.

Visit our online exhibition which not only celebrates the battle in words and images, but also looks more closely at the Ayrshire landmark itself, it's history and geology - a reminder of Scotlands volcanic past.