Built high on a volcanic outcrop, Stirling Castle offers a fascinating chance to step into a piece of Scottish history. ... More
Built high on a volcanic outcrop, Stirling Castle offers a fascinating chance to step into a piece of Scottish history. Visitors can tour the Gatehouse, Chapel Royal and Great Hall all built by the Stewart Kings. Amongst the many other interesting features of the castle is the chance to visit the Medieval Kitchen and a special Castle exhibition. The castle boasts a cafe with a roof top patio and well-stocked souvenir shop. There is partial wheelchair access to the castle, contact for more details. Free guided tours run regularly. See also Braveheart reconstructions through out the summer. A great family day out!
The Town of Stirling is really quite a gem of a town. There is the castle, of course, which I never tire of visiting. The restoration work in the Chapel and Great Hall are spectacular. I always leave with a better understanding of Scottish history. The cemetery below the Castle is worth a walk through. The town is quite nice also. I have stayed at a number of B&Bs, although never at the one right near the Castle parking lot...although it has always looked intriguing to me. The residents are friendly. I had some fun evenings at a couple of pub quizzes..although I new nothing about Rugby. It's a short train ride from Edinburgh, and a very walkable town. The sites for the Battles of Stirling, Falkirk and Bannockburn are near by, but fortunately William Wallace doesn't dominate everything. Have visited four times.
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