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The Witches of Dundonald Torchlight Guided Walk

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Dundonald Castle Visitor Centre

Winehouse Yett

Dundonald

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A guided walk around castle hill and Dundonald woods focussing on the history of the witches of Dundonald

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Start Time: Meet 16:15 to check-in outside the front entrance of Dundonald Castle Visitor Centre. Walk Depart: 16:30

End Time: approx.18:00

Age: 7+ children must be accompanied by an adult

Terrain has some fairly steep parts and can be muddy, depending on the weather - so good footwear and waterproof clothing is advised.

Bring a torch.

To get into the spirit of Halloween, come and join our torchlight guided walk to find out more about the witches of Dundonald - such as poor Jonet Hunter from Dundonald who was accused and tried of being “ane notorious Witche, and quha was execute to the daith for Sorcerie and Witchcraft’ in 1605.

The guided walk will also take in the Community Pumpkin Trail on Castle Hill and outside the castle, you will find out how Dundonald Castle was used as a prison during the witch trials.

We will also be going into the nearby woodland for a twilight walk where you can find out more in a fascinating walking journey back through time to 16th and 17th century Ayrshire.

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Dundonald Castle Visitor Centre

Winehouse Yett

Dundonald

KA2 9HD

United Kingdom

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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Organiser Friends of Dundonald Castle SCIO

Organiser of The Witches of Dundonald Torchlight Guided Walk

The Friends of Dundonald Castle SCIO are a registered Scottish Charity.  Our Main objectives are public education, community engagement, the creation of local jobs and providing access to, and protecting the fabric of, our castle for Historic Environment Scotland.

Our Community Heritage & Education Project is working  to make the castle a community hub in the village,  promoting local pride in our heritage, castle and surrounding area. Through the engagement of the community and increased membership  it has brought new groups into the visitor centre and has established mutually beneficial relations with other community projects, groups and charities.

Regestered charity number: SC031541

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