Festive Events

From Christmas past to Christmas presents we have a wonderful line up of festive events to look forward to this year.

Stirling Castle Events
Knight with Christmas presents
Christmas at Stirling Castle

Our festive programme kicks off early this year as our Clan & Craft Shop transforms into the Clan & Christmas Shop where it will be transformed into a winter wonderland filled with sparkling decorations and great holiday gifts!

Our shopping fayre is back by popular demand, take the stress out of Christmas shopping and wander through the stalls filled with local crafts, fine foods and drinks.

Step into the festive and busy world of Stirling Castle’s royal court this Christmas. Join the Queen, Mary of Guise, as she celebrates this joyous season with her courtiers and friends

Experience the traditions of a Renaissance royal feast, join the court jester for some merriment and fun and enjoy music, dancing and festive activities throughout the afternoon.

To complete our festive line-up we welcome back the Stirling National Youth of Scotland who will perform a selection of modern and classical songs.



Our Christmas lunches this year will be located in the Green Room, nestled under the Great Hall, with no access to day visitors, it is a pleasant and relaxing dining space where diners can look forward to a delicious menu featuring contemporary and traditional dishes.

Enjoy a sumptuous three course meal for £31.95 per adult and £19.80 per child. Members of Historic Scotland enjoy special rates for our Christmas lunches – log in to the Membership website.

Date:  16 - 24 December 2015
Time: Arrival for 12:30pm, seated for 1pm (departure from 4.30pm)

Download the Christmas Lunch menu [PDF, 1.2MB]

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