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Stirling Castle

Stirling, Stirling and Falkirk, Scotland

  • Family walking on grounds at Stirling Castle
  • Outside view of Stirling Castle

Attraction Information

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Suitable for ages: Babies and Toddlers (0-3), Young Children (4-8) and Older Children (9-12)

Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor

Stirling Castle is, 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.


  • Picnics Allowed Picnics Allowed
  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Onsite Shop Onsite Shop
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available On-site Parking Available On-site
  • Pushchair Friendly Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


Castle Wynd, Stirling, Stirling and Falkirk, FK8 1EJ, Scotland


Click here to visit Stirling Castle's website
01786 450000

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

1st October - 31st March
Monday to Sunday 09:30 - 17:00
Closed 25th - 26th December

1st April - 30th September
Monday to Sunday 09:30 - 18:00


General Admission
Adults (16+) from £15.00
Kids (5-15) from £9.00

Last Entry

45 minutes before attraction closes


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