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Stirling Castle

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 4:15 PM
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Stirling Castle Entrance Ticket
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Stirling Castle Entrance Ticket
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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
+44 1786 450000
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Reviewed today

Rhys our guide, gave an informative tour of the castle. He appeared to know his stuff and answered all questions thrown at him.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 483trishm
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic place me and hubby came away for the weekend and visited the castle and grounds steeped in our Scottish history we will be back with the kids

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Natasha C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great visit - history is explained well and architecture is worth the visit alone. Fascinating insights into the detail of historical events. Thoroughly recommend the time needed to do it justice.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kevinwU9884RO
Reviewed 5 days ago

I walked up the hill to Stirling Castle since I had never actually stepped foot inside a real castle. Stirling Castle did not disappoint. I think my favorite part was Queen Anne's Garden. It was beautiful and relaxing. Trying to picture Queen Anne tending to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KellyChristine
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was beyond what I thought , so quaint and so cute , so much history absolutely stunning place. Loved it

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NatashaPrinsloo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Another great visit, especially to see the tapestries and the Lego exhibition. The staff were very helpful and professional. Plenty of room for parking.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Roger B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent an afternoon with my daughter and family at Stirling Castle. We went, mainly to visit the Lego Exhibition, but took in the other attractions at the castle. Being my first visit to this lovely castle, and having only previously visited Edinburgh Castle many years...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jim4413
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have lived in Stirling for over 25 years and visited the castle on several occasions. We have watched the transformation of the great hall, the kitchens and the palace. Truly amazing restoration. Staff are friendly and welcoming.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit expensive, but we were there all day. I went with my nephew. We have been couple of times before, its fantastic. There is lots to see and do, i would recommend that you buy from the gift shop within the military part as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank margareth481
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful visit, the rooms are well furnished giving the visitor an idea of what it was like to live in the castle way back in history, the kitchens display the way food was prepared, the queens apartments are impressive, everything is sign posted...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Alyson D
October 7, 2018|
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Response from Jetset124 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you need cash. There is plenty of parking, but arrive early to avoid crowds
October 1, 2018|
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Response from Iain M |
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