Stirling Castle is one of Scotland's most historically important sites and was once a favoured residence of the Stewart kings and queens who held grand celebrations at the castle.
Knights, nobles and foreign ambassadors once flocked to Stirling Castle to revel in its grandeur with its superb sculptures and beautiful gardens. It was a favoured residence of the Stewart kings and queens who held grand celebrations from christenings to coronations.
1 April to 30 September:
Monday to Sunday, 9.30am to 6pm
1 October to 31 March:
Monday to Sunday, 9.30am to 5pm
New Year’s Day (1 January): 11am to 5pm
Last entry to Stirling Castle is 45 minutes before closing. The Regimental Museum closes 45 minutes before the castle.
Café opening hours
The Unicorn Café is open year-round and serves a delicious menu of traditional hot and cold food.
The Pentice open-air café is open from April to September and offers a good selection of sandwiches, home baking and hot/cold drinks.
January 29, 2017
Stirling Castle is a castle in Scotland. It sits above Stirling's old town on Castle Hill, a steep volcanic hill.
February 1, 2023
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