Stirling Castle was not only the home of Mary Queen of Scots, but also an important center of art and culture in the 16th century. Still dominating the region’s skyline, the castle remains one of the finest examples of Renaissance architecture, with majestic halls, vaults, kitchens, and galleries. Climb the castle’s high stone walls to look over an area where medieval armies clashed and decided the fates of many European nations. Today, the site’s parade ground is often used for open-air concerts and other special events, with nearly 400,000 visitors dropping by the various attractions each year. Purchase your tickets online before stepping into the castle’s fascinating world of passion, political plots, and royal intrigue. Use our Stirling day trip tool to arrange your visit to Stirling Castle and other attractions in Stirling.
Tours To Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle Entrance Ticket BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $19
Duration: 3 hours
Stirling Old Town Walking Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $319
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
Stirling 'Old Town' Walking Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $13
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stirling Castle Reviews
was there a few years ago with friends good views and displays of Scottish history and is worth a visit for all ages more »
Stirling Castle is situated in Stirling, being one of the most important castles in Great Britain. The castle was built in early 12-th century, on a hill of vast volcanic rock. Other buildings lasts..... more »
Absolutely fantastic! Staff are very knowledgeable and friendly. The castle grounds itself are extremely well maintained and clean. There is a lot more to do, see and learn. I much proceeded Stirling Castle to Edinburgh. It was the highlight of our month long stay in Scotland.
Great castle to go to. Not as many tourists as Edinburgh so you can appreciate the displays a bit more. One cafe with friendly staff and good food. Plenty of photo opportunities and a good way to learn about Scotland's king's and queens.
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