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Argyll's Lodging

Castle Wynd | Stirling Old Town, Stirling, Scotland
01786 431319
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Ranked #11 of 23 Attractions in Stirling
Type: Historic Sites
Description: Scotland's finest 17th-century mansion.
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Brechin
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63 reviews 63 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

There are live guides who give you an introduction to this house and you can view some of the rooms which are furnished and the old kitchens to see where the servants had to cook for the family,all very interesting and comes included with your castle admission ,so well worth a visit.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We enjoyed looking through this 17th century noblemans grand home which have a good insight to the dwellings of gentry at that time. The home has been well restored. It is worth a visit and an entry ticket to Stirling Castle also covers entry to Argyll's Lodgings.

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Seattle, Washington
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54 reviews 54 reviews
52 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A 17th century townhouse right next door to Stirling Castle. Like the castle itself, some of the restoration efforts actually undermine the experience by replacing one's imagination of what may have been with a mediocre reproduction. If you're going to Stirling Castle, it's worth taking a 15 minute walkthrough (as others have stated, admission is included with the castle). That... More

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Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The many uses of the home provide a great history of the local area. The home has seen many transformations and is a wonderful site to visit.

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Burlington, KY
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71 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Only a percentage of people who visit the castle visit this historic and beautiful home. Free with ticket to Stirling Castle, but with limited hours. A short walk from the castle and only takes 20 min. to see. Large rooms of a wealthy family. Go if it is open.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is an interesting 17th Century Townhouse and came free with the Stirling Castle ticket. It's worth taking a look on the way down to the rest of Stirling. Take a look at the impressive exterior too.

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Ridgetown
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152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

If you have the time and visit Stirling Castle, you might just as well visit here too. This is an interesting old house, home to several elite families and is certainly worth a quick tour. Just across from the castle.

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dallas, tx
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Took a quick look inside. Quite interesting. Has been home to several different elite families. Nice museum.

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London, United Kingdom
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This comes free with the Stirling castle ticket - it's a 17th century town house with reconstructed interiors, furnished and decorated according to accounts and inventories of the time. It'll take most people between 30 min and an hour to walk through, and is a lovely little jewel - not to be missed!

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Driffield, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

If you visit the castle you can also visit this lovely old mansion house. Just keep your castle entrance tickets and show them at the lodgings. Well worth a visit and just across the road from the castle.

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