Great Tales of Scotland
Battles & Wars, Power & Politics, Kings & Queens, Innovation, Tragedy, Humour and more…
During the creation of the Tapestry, all the stitchers involved were encouraged to record their experiences. Discover our Great Tales of Scotland below, the history within the panels – and the stories of those who made them.
23rd –24th June 1314
In this infamous clash for freedom, swords clashed, hearts roared, and destiny beckoned. Bannockburn became the crucible where valor triumphed and a nation’s fate was forever forged.
9th September 1513
The road to Flodden began with the diplomatic dance of alliances and marriages. It saw one of the largest armies ever raised in Scotland and ended in a wet field with the death of a King.