Without doubt one of the grandest of all Scottish castles, both in its situation on a commanding rock outcrop and in its architecture.
The Great Hall and the Gatehouse of James IV, the marvellous Palace of James V, the Chapel Royal of James VI and the artillery fortifications of the 16th to 18th centuries are all of outstanding interest.
Quizzes and other kids' fun to print out from their website.
All apartments in the castle are accessible apart from the Museum of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Only the medieval kitchens and Elphinstone Tower are not suitable for visitors using push or wheelchairs. The ground floor of the shop and the book shop are accessible. The castle cafe has a ramp. Braille information boards are on display.
If you've had fun on your family day out to Stirling Castle, tell us about it your visit, so other people will know it's a great place to go as well.
It may be worth checking out Stirling Castle's website to see if there are any special events or seasonal fun things to do that may be going on during the day.
Telephone: 01786 450000
Adult: £14 (age 16 to 59)
Child: £7.50 (age 5 to 15)
Child under 5: Free Opening Times: 2014 Opening Details:
1 October to 31 March 9:30am to 5pm, closing at 6pm April through September.
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