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Stirling Old Town Jail Entrance Ticket

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    Visit: The Old Town Jail, St. John Street, Stirling FK8 1EA Scotland

    Discover tales of the horrible history of crime and punishment in the Royal Burgh of Stirling. You’ll hear of infamous executioner Jock “The Happy Hangman” Rankin, along with murderers, martyrs and more. The popular and much praised Performance Tours make your time in jail even more vivid.You will then have the opportunity to visit the roof top observation tower for the best views in Stirling and explore the rest of the cells in your own time.
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We spent the day in Stirling because we wanted to do the castle. The castle actually is disappointing but the old town jail we really enjoyed. It’s interesting, it held the interest of 2 teenagers and the view from the top is great. The tour...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank 409VickyI
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We had a fun tour of Stirling Old Jail. Our guide role-played a number of characters, bringing the story of the jail to life. When out of character, our guide was a mine of information on the jail and the surrounding area (which is easy...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Dai365
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    It was very great atmosphere and you got a feeling of how it was to be a prisoner. I can gladly recommend the tour.

    Thank josift2019
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The tour is amazing, and Jonathan is an incredible actor. The views from the tower are breathtaking, you can see all the landscape around Stirling.

    Thank Jfpalomeke
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Great family fun. Our guide Emma played multiple character roles brilliantly, switching between characters at the drop of a hat. Very entertaining and highly recommendable. Picking members of the group to see what their potential fate could be was very amusing for all. Followed by...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Martyn R
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    • The Old Town Jail
    • Duration: 45m
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    • Languages Offered: English
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