Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle is a great symbol of Scottish independence & a source of national pride.

Stirling Castle

About Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle Castle Esplanade, Stirling FK8 1EJ
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In light of updated Scottish Government advice regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have taken the decision to close public access to our staffed properties and offices until further notice. All planned public events will also be postponed until further notice – full details of these can be found on our Events page in the coming days: historicenvironment.scot/whats-on.

Visitors can now step back into the sumptuous world of Stirling Castle’s royal court. A £12 million project has returned the six apartments in the castle’s Renaissance palace to how they may have looked in the mid-16th century.

A place of power, beauty and history, discover the favoured residence of Scotland's Kings and Queens! A great day out for all the family and simply unmissable!

Check the website for prices.
Children under 5 are free.

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Upcoming Events at Stirling Castle

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

18th July 2020
Chapterhouse Theatre Company returns to Stirling Castle once again with Shakespeare’s much-loved romantic comedy.
Scottish Chamber Orchestra at Stirling Castle

Scottish Chamber Orchestra at Stirling Castle

23rd July 2020
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra returns to Stirling Castle this July and what better opener for this annual summer concert than Schubert’s sunny Fifth Symphony?
British Sign Language Tours at Stirling Castle

British Sign Language Tours at Stirling Castle

25th July 2020
Explore Stirling Castle with Deaf tour guide John Hay, whose BSL tour will be translated into English by interpreter Linda Duncan.
British Sign Language Tours at Stirling Castle

British Sign Language Tours at Stirling Castle

26th September 2020
Explore Stirling Castle with Deaf tour guide John Hay, whose BSL tour will be translated into English by interpreter Linda Duncan.

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Pre-Pilates Classes - Online
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Westlife
Westlife, the UK’s top selling album group of the 21st Century, will tour the UK in 2020 with their 15-date Stadiums in the Summer Tour and it includes a date at The Falkirk Stadium on 27th June.
The Best Seat in the House
The Not Forgotten charity have launched a FREE weekly entertainment show, featuring artists such as The Osmonds, Elaine Paige, Aled Jones and Brian Conley to name a few!
The Killers at Falkirk Stadium
The Killers have announced a UK stadium tour for 2020 and first stop is Falkirk Stadium on Thursday 28th May!
Wallace Nature Club by Under The Trees
The Wallace Nature Club is run by local charity 'Under The Trees' and gives your child the opportunity for lots of outdoor fun as they learn about the natural environment on The Abbey Craig!

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