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20 January 2016

As one of the most important places in Scotland’s history, Stirling Castle has drawn countless visitors over the centuries...

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Points Of Interest Map

With so much to see, look for points of interest in our interactive map of Stirling Castle.


In this section you'll find essentials about opening hours, tours, group visits and our facilities.


1 April - 30 September
7 days a week. 9.30am to 6.00pm


1 October - 31 March
7 days a week. 9.30am to 5.00pm

Last Entry

Last ticket sold 45 mins before closing. Please note the Regimental Museum hours vary from the castle opening hours.

To check opening hours please telephone +44 (0)1786 450 000.

Christmas and New Year

Closed Christmas Day and Boxing day. We will be open from 11am to 5pm on January 1st and as normal from January 2nd

Regimental Museum opening hours - times vary

A park and ride service to Broad Street will operate from Monday-Saturday. The service is operated by Stirling Council and runs approximately every 15 minutes.  More details and downloadable timetable.

We want to make your visit as comfortable and convenient as possible. This section covers the facilities we provide to help ensure you enjoy a pleasant day at Stirling Castle including our cafe, gift shops, toilets and parking.

Left Luggage
Please be advised that Stirling Castle does not have a left luggage facility.  However Stirling Bus Station has coin operated lockers available.

More about our facilities


We run free guided tours throughout the day. Make your way round the castle at your own pace with our audio tours, available in several languages.

More about our tours