Bannockburn House Doors Open Day

DATE: 14th & 15th September

TIME: 10.00am – 4.00pm

LOCATION: Bannockburn House, Bannockburn, FK7 8EY 

WEBSITE: www.bannockburnhouse.scot

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About

Come and take a tour of the historic Category A Listed Bannockburn House which, apart from a Victorian extension, has survived largely unchanged since the 17th century. After over 50 years of dormancy this beautiful house and grounds were bought by the local community in December 2017 – with help from public donations and grants from organisations including Stirling Council and the Scottish Land Fund. 

A dedicated group of volunteers are now breathing new life into the house and grounds with the aim of creating a community hub providing a range of activities and resources to benefit future generations. Come and discover all about the house’s long history, its connection to Bonnie Prince Charlie, the Jacobite movement and the worldwide tartan trade.

There will be a teas and coffees available plus some stalls with information about projects going on at Bannockburn House. There is even a little shop selling keepsakes for you to remember your visit. The Sculpture Placement Group also has two sculptures located in Bannockburn House for the Doors Open Days weekend for visitors to enjoy.

Booking your visit

Booking is essential. Tours are by arrangement only.  Tours will last approximately one hour and will start at 10.00am, 12.00pm and 2.00pm. Limited parking is available on the driveway of house for booked visitors only. Please car share where possible. To ensure you enjoy your visit to the full, please wear warm clothing – it is an old house with no heating…yet!

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NOTE: Limited disabled access.  The main hall and some rooms on the ground floor are accessible but there is limited access to the house and grounds due to staircases and changes in levels. For more detailed information click here

Volunteering with Bannockburn House

During our September event will need assistance from volunteers for the following type
of roles. More information available here.

We anticipate having lots of people coming along to Bannockburn House for the first time. We require people to assist in greeting and providing some initial information to people coming along to the house. We would also need assistance with marshalling the car park area to ensure everyone can find a space safely. 

We will be serving some tea’s, coffees and some good old fashion home-baking. Having some help with serving, cash handling and cleaning up would be fantastic. 

Having recently just set up a little merchandise shop at the charity, we could do with a couple of volunteers to assist in running our shop. Duties would include cash handling and providing great customer service. 

We will have our regular tour guides who will be taking the lead on the tours, but having a few extra volunteers who can provide some assistance during the tours would be fantastic. This would include ensuring that the tour group stays together and to try and avoid people wandering on the tours.