The opportunity presented itself en-route to a conference in Newcastle yesterday.
The battlefield is marked by a memorial on the hill above Branxton village, roughly in the centre of what was the English line.
From there you can look down to what was the marshy bottom of the hill that the Scots had to march through.
The well marked battlefield trail takes you to the bottom where you get the Scots perspective. I had thought the hill was steeper than it is. Mind you, I wasn't marching up it in armour wielding a pike!
There are information boards all alone the trail. This is at the bottom of the hill where King James was probably killed.
Finally this is the view from the Scots starting point on the opposite hill.
Overall, very pleased to have finally visited the battle. As always it highlights the value of walking a battlefield, not just reading about it.