Getting here

Address: Stirling Castle, Castle Esplanade, Stirling, FK8 1EJ
Tel: +44 (0)1786 450 000
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The nearest major airports are:

Edinburgh: +44 (0)870 040 0007 or visit
Glasgow: +44 (0)844 481 5555 or visit


Stirling Station is on Goosecroft Road near the city centre. The castle can be reached on foot by bus or taxi.


Stirling Bus Station is within walking distance of the castle. 

A park and ride service to Broad Street is operated by Stirling Council. 

Please visit the Stirling Council Park and Ride Scheme pages for more information or to download the timetable.


Parking is available on the castle esplanade and includes disabled spaces. Spaces are on a first come first served basis. 

Please note we do not have space in the car park to accommodate cars with trailers or caravans.


  • Car parking, maximum four hours. Cars £4.00. (Historic Scotland Members £2.00)
  • Coach parking, maximum four hours. Coaches £5.00

Visitors with disabilities may be offered the site's courtesy vehicle. For more information contact +44 (0)1786 450 000.

Castleview Park and Ride operates Mon-Sat or the Hop On Hop Off City Bus operates during the summer.


There are bicycle racks at the castle.