Friday, 29 July 2011

Battle of Dunbar tour this Sunday

This Sunday Wing Commander Derek Read will lead a tour of the battlefield of the 1650 Battle of Dunbar. Dunbar was a crushing defeat for  the Scots under David Leslie by Cromwell and his New Model Army. It was another battle where a Scottish commander outnumbered the English, had a better position on the battlefield, and still managed to lose. (See Homildon Hill, Verneuil, Flodden etc.)

Anyway this article isn't about the battle, it is about this Sunday's tour.

It is being organised by the Battlefields Trust and Geoffrey Carter is the man to contact for further information if you need it.

Here are the Battlefields Trust details :

Meet at 13:00 in the ASDA car park just off the A1 near Dunbar. The address is Spott Road, Dunbar, EH42 1LE. Lifts can be arranged from Dunbar Station for anyone travelling by train. Contact Geoffrey Carter (details below) if you need collecting.

For further information:
Contact name : Geoffrey Carter
Contact email :
Contact phone : 07986 355721

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