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Argyll's Lodging

Address: Castle Wynd | Stirling Old Town, Stirling, Scotland
Phone Number: 01786 431319
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Ranked #15 of 47 things to do in Stirling
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Scotland's finest 17th-century mansion.
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Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Scotland's finest 17th-century mansion.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Very close to Stirling castle and included in the price this lodging was interesting to visit and staff were knowledgeable and pleasant.

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Batesville, Arkansas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Argyll's Lodging is a great place to visit in Stirling. Well preserved and presented. Not nearly as crowded as Stirling Castle.

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Auchterarder
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

A visit to Argyll's Lodging is included in your ticket for Stirling Castle and well worth a visit. The guide was particularly helpful in explaining the history and changes to the building over the years. I just loved the the four-poster bed; the purple fabric on this matches the walls and the commode! Best of all are the real fires... More 

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New York City, New York
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341 reviews 341 reviews
110 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

You can only explore a couple of rooms, but they do give you a good sense of what life was like when this house was originally inhabited. Also, some of the original wall painting is still preserved upstairs.

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Sunderland, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

After visiting Stirling Castle show your castle ticket to get free admission to Argyll's Lodging you will not be disappointed. It is on the left side of the road just below the castle esplanade. The mansion is the most complete surviving example of of a seventeenth century town house in Scotland and we were surprised and delighted to find it... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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59 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Argyll's Lodging is included in the admission price to Stirling Castle. Don't miss it! It is well worth a visit. We went in September at a time when they weren't providing official guided tours, but our self-guided tour was fascinating nonetheless. We were able to roam the house at our leisure. Only a few other visitors were there. The townhouse... More 

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Longside
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Visited on way down from castle. Beneficial admission free with your Castle ticket. Again a very interesting tourist attraction. Staff very helpful also.

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Conquerall Mills, Nova Scotia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Argyll's Lodging is part of the Stirling Castle experience and should not be missed - esp. by Canadians considering the Canadian connection! We had a fantastic guide and learned a lot.

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Bath, Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This house is just outside Stirling Castle and admission is included with admission to the Castle. Staff there knew their history and while it is not a large place, it was interesting to see how people lived there. Of particular interest, all the doorways were low so I thought everyone was short, lol, but they were actually very tall people.... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The staff were very friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgeable. This place is well worth a visit and you get in free with the castle tickets

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