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About this place
Stirling Castle is one of the largest and most important castles in Scotland. It sits atop Castle Hill, an intrusive crag, which forms part of the Stirling Sill geological formation. It is surrounded on 3 sides by steep cliffs, giving it a strong defensive position
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Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 5:00 PM
Tips from locals
You must see the Yellow Tower and superb interior. 1 hour and 20 mins drive. Or train to Perth and the onto Stirling
Stirling Castle is a fun visitor attraction in the centre of Stirling City. For anyone with an interest in Scottish history, this landmark is a must-see! You can enter the castle for free to visit the gift shop or look out from the turrets or alternatively pay to take the full guided tour through…
In centuries past was known as one of the main strongholds of Scotland. The battle of Bannockburn was fought nearby in which King Robert the Bruce defeated an English army and thereby freed The Scots from English rule.
One of Scotland’s most important castles. A great day out a short drive or train ride away.