Argyll’s Lodging is Scotland’s most splendid and complete example of a 17th -century townhouse. Situated on the upper approaches to Stirling Castle, its fine architecture marks it out as a property intended for a great nobleman serving the royal court.
Highlights of the lodging include; the Renaissance façade and main entrance which prepare the visitor for the 17th -century splendours within. These include the High Dining Room with its impressive and precious painted decoration, the Drawing Room with its grand fireplace, recreated tapestries and elaborate chair of state and My Lady’s Closet, where Lady Anna, Argyll’s second wife, would have spent much time.
Tours to Argyll's Lodging, located just below the foot of the castle esplanade cost £2 Adult, £1.50 concession and £1 child. Ask any member of staff for timings.