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Address: Upper Castle Hill | Old Town, Stirling FK8 1EJ, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1786 450000
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Dominating the skyline for miles around, Stirling Castle is a shining...

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 of nations. Home to generations of Scottish monarchs including, Mary Queen of Scots, the Castle is an enduring and powerful reminder of our fascinating history.

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Great day out

We were in Stirling for a few days and we thought we would go and have a look around Stirling Castle it was amazing there was a lot to see and the day was gorgeous really hot... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were in Stirling for a few days and we thought we would go and have a look around Stirling Castle it was amazing there was a lot to see and the day was gorgeous really hot which made the day even better it was really busy but definitely worth going to see got a lot great pictures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After living away from stiling for 12 years was great to visit with my own children. Brought back memories of when i visited when i was a kid with my parents. My kids loved it. We loved the new interactive parts where the kids and adults can try on the clothing and look and smell the scents off various items.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A lovely castle to visit, though a bit of a climb to get up there....there is parking near the entrance. The views are amazing. We popped into the cafe and had drinks and 1 cake....it was incredibly expensive...1 sausage roll cost £7.95 !!! I'm not sure there's a sausage roll made that would be worth that much!!! And we didn't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Interesting place for history buffs. Lots to see and do. Free car parking for disabled or £4 for car. Found it to be quite expensive if you are taking a family. £14-50 per adult. The views from the castle are stunning. The staff are helpful too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Stirling Castle has to be seen again. It is clear that both the castle and the gardens and the whole area is maintained with great attention to detail and enthusiasm. With such a large facility not exactly cheap admission price is understandable. It is worth tho looking at the homepage of Historic Scotland whether it is possible to buy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent tour with really interesting displays. I think we were blessed with our tour guide too. He was excellent and incredibly witty. A thoroughly enjoyable experience. It's far from cheap though. £14.50 each is pretty steep for a national heritage site. We felt it was overpriced.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my fifth visit to Scotland and I had never heard of Stirling Castle until now. It defies logic why it is not on the tourist companies list. Stirling Castle saw battle and it played a major part in the Jacobite Revolution. It is quite different to Edinburgh Castle. Here you will see so much of medieval life in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love Stirling Castle. And bar none the most awesome memory I will keep close is the passionate guide who took us around. Through his narrative and passion he sent us back in time to Stirling's hey day. He made these historical figures come to life and really set the scene for us. It was an absolute joy to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a brilliant afternoon here looking into every nook and cranny. The staff are amazing and really take their work seriously and lovingly! They add so much to the experience. We loved all the details but particularly I loved seeing the kitchen as it would have been. So much work has gone into this attraction. Having been at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Luckily the rain stayed away. this was a shore excursion from Greenock (Glasgow). nice views and lots to walk around and see.

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