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Dominating the skyline for miles around, Stirling Castle is a shining example of Renaissance architecture. Visitors can look out from its high stone walls to the battlefields of Stirling Bridge where great medieval armies clashed to decide the fate...more
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| Upper Castle Hill, Old Town, Stirling FK8 1EJ, Scotland
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This castle was so in tact we spent hours here. They had crafts for kids, dancing, a great cafe, live actors dressed up, a loom work exhibit, a Lego exhibit. They also had interactive ways to learn about the history from audio to video press...More
Absolutely beautifully restored and maintained by Historic Scotland. I will not spoil the surprises waiting your visit, but do take a guided tour included in the entry price, fascinating and informative. Just go and see.
Spent the afternoon here, and the castle is really easy to reach from the train/bus station. There is a free land train to reach the castle entrance if you are travelling with children/elderly, as well as parking which my friend and I noticed. Good views...More
Six and four year olds lasted two hours! They liked the children’s section with the various hands on activities. Best of all was the LEGO display around the back. As an adult always good to visit the castle. Looking forward to the Argyll’s museum reopening
My husband and I had a weekend break in Stirling in early February. We loved wandering around the old town area. Stirling Castle is absolutely stunning inside and so is the outer areas. What an amazing view. The guide was excellent too. Well worth a...More
Stirling Castle certainly looks impressive as you drive up to it. Stirling Castle and the Wallace monument sit atop opposite Hills. There has been considerable restoration work undertaken at Stirling Castle and although necessary it did seem to detract from the authenticity. I particularly enjoyed...More
I did a free tour with Julia and she was wonderful. She provided good stories about life in the past in Stirling Castle. I would also recommend the audio tour to be able to get more detailed info. Super easy to get to from Edinburgh...More
This would only happen if it was a political gathering that had not informed H.E.S. If you had informed the custodian I'm sure they would have accommodated you as long as you were there for non political reasons