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24 November 2015
Last night Stirling Castle helped the Scottish Book Trust kick off by hosting an evening with Outlander author Diana Gabaldon and historian Neil Oliver...
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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.


The Great Kitchens

Rub shoulders with the busy kitchen staff preparing food and drink for a royal banquet. Located close to the Great Hall, the Great Kitchens are a large suite of basement rooms where food was prepared and cooked, ale was brewed, wine was stored and bread was baked.

The Great Kitchens

This bustling scene has been re-created for visitors, with a soundtrack to help create the atmosphere.

The Great Kitchens may now seem large, but at one time they extended right along the east face of the Outer Close. In the 1500s, royalty ate well and entertained lavishly