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Argyll's Lodging

Castle Wynd | Stirling Old Town, Stirling, Scotland
01786 431319
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Ranked #6 of 19 attractions in Stirling
Type: Historic Sites
Description: Scotland's finest 17th-century mansion.
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This was a cool place to visit. We were actually invited in as we walked by and were very glad that we were. We were just passing by and would not have stopped otherwise and we were very pleasantly surprised.

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North York Moors National Park, United Kingdom
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Thousands probably walk right passed this magnificent town house on the walk back down from Stirlinjg Castle. Luckily one of the custodians was out on the pavement inviting passers-by to visit. A fascinating house with informative displays - a real gem of social history.

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Preston, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Free entry on production of tickets to Stirling Castle. This house has deliberately been maintained in it's original state. You get a real feel for it's history. Only takes 20 mins or so, but nonetheless interesting.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
43 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

This is a guided tor of an elegant private residence and is included in admission to Stirling castle.

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8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We weren't aware of the building until walking back down from the castle and being invited in by a member of staff. I think they need to make it more evident on purchase of the castle tickets that this attraction is also included. It's been very sympathetically restored after its last use as a youth hostel but I was unsure... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We weren't blown away but worth a look. A couple of displays and some original features dating way back. There could probably be a little more information inside. The 'ushers' are knowledgeable and the friendliest I have come across so far.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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75 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We really loved this 17th century town house. It had not been mucked about with and was almost in its original state. We had a very good and knowledgeable guide who spun a good tale full of facts and it was a thoroughly enjoyable 2-3 hours.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Its just down the road from the castle and included within your castle ticket price. We were lucky to participate in the guided tour. Its quite a beautiful house but the purple velvet covered bedroom especially the velvet covered lavatory seat was very interesting.......I would agree that there was nothing super exciting about it but its a piece of history... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This 17th century townhouse is just down the street from Stirling Castle. A ticket to the castle gives you entry to the townhouse as well. The guides are very friendly and knowledgeable. I recommend talking to them about the history of the townhouse, because there is not a whole lot of posted information as you walk through.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

This townhouse just down from the Castle in Stirling is a must visit. entrance is included in your Stirling castle ticket and is open from 12.45 to 4pm. I believe you can also visit for £2 per adult seperately. There was a small guided tour lasting for about 30 minutes (Charlie was our guide All rooms are furnished beautifully as... More

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