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Wirth a few Minutes - or an Hour of Your Time

Visiting a cemetery could be a downer but Cemetery Mars is an interesting place to take a stroll... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Michael S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
If You're Passing By

This is a good, short little detour either off the road or from the kirkyard. It's moderately... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Erik C
Pioneer, California
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Visiting a cemetery could be a downer but Cemetery Mars is an interesting place to take a stroll and indirectly walk through history. We spent 15 minutes on a beautiful day ambling here and there, a nice antidote to the busyness of the Castle –...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2018

So much to see in Stirling, this is just one of the things to enjoy while walking around Stirling after seeing the castle.

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

This is a good, short little detour either off the road or from the kirkyard. It's moderately instructional into the construction of homes from the 1500's, and really only takes about 10 minutes to see fully. It's proximity to many other attractions makes it worth...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

Not much access to the building with the impressive front and limited access from the back down steps you are able to look through a window but not gain access to the main building . Historic Scotland are the responsible for maintaining the building …..John...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Whilst walking up in the direction of the Castle yesterday I was drawn towards these ruins. Mar's Wark, now ruins, was built between 1570 and 1572 by John Erskine, Regent of Scotland and Earl of Mar. The ruins are located at the top of Broad...More

Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 10 November 2017

These ruins sit in town, was hard to figure out just what they were. All neat and clean of rubble. Beautiful old stone construction, plus a beautiful gate.

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Fun ruin in the center of stirling. I gather that a lot of people pass by on the way to the castle but it's worth a quick visit.

Thank VTJedi
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

The ruins abutting the road are interesting and important in that they contribute to the ambience and atmosphere of this are a between the church of the holy ride, and the castle. Begin the ruins is the cemetery- not everyone's idea of a holiday destination...More

Thank 1949etwall
Reviewed 9 April 2017

There is nothing nearby to tell what this might be so you would do well to do your research before stopping by. As you pass by on the street on the way to the castle it just appears to be a ruined wall. More information...More

Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Both the house facade and the cemetery behind it have great views in every direction, particularly east to the Ochill Hills and the Wallace Monument. A good stop on the Back Walk as you make your way uphill to the castle.

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