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Stirling Castle
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Loch Lomond and Stirling Castle Tour from Glasgow
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Stirling Castle and Whisky Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
Ranked #1 of 66 things to do in Stirling
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Owner description: Dominating the skyline for miles around, Stirling Castle is a shining example of Renaissance architecture. Visitors can look out from its high stone walls to the battlefields of Stirling Bridge where great medieval armies clashed to decide the fate of nations. Home to generations of Scottish monarchs including, Mary Queen of Scots, the Castle is an enduring and powerful reminder of our fascinating history.
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

The place is perfectly well maintained. It is of course, a bit crowded in the high season, but still one can find a quiet spot now and then. Beautiful views and surroundings. And most of all interesting to learn about.
Besides a moody chick in the ticket booth, that didn't want to give us a map of the castle, because she saw that some in our group already had one, everything was nice and impressive.

1  Thank Graabein
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Knowing the importance of Stirling Castle in the wars of independence and Stuart dynasty, I couldn't wait to visit, but I left feeling a little underwhelmed. Don't get me wrong the castle is worth a visit and it's new interactive displays were informative and enjoyable, but there was no real flow to the castle and very expensive to visit. The day we went we had to queue to get tickets, to see things and there were no audio guides left. We left feeling rather disappointed.

Thank Lisa O
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

We visited Stirling castle this year and found it a wonderful attraction and a great place to explore. We got there early and I'm glad we did as there are many visitors. The real life characters played by members of staff are a great bonus to the visit and made it all the more lifelike. If you are a history buff I'm sure you will enjoy. The parking is tight so I'd recommend parking in the town and enjoying the walk up through the old quarter to the castle.

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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Loved the history of castle. Great view from ramparts. Enjoyed history of Military museum. Great food in cafe and very informative tour of inner rooms. Highly recommended and best to contact Historic scotland for discount entry.

Thank partick878
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Very enjoyable day at Stirling Castle. The views are stunning and the walk round the castle is excellent. It is steeped in history and well worth a visit. You need to arrive early for parking if you want to park at the caslte, there is a fee for Parking. Take a walk round the Old town from the castle remember you have to walk back though. We enjoyed our day very much.

1  Thank Pete W
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