Stirling Castle

Castle Wynd, Stirling, FK8 1EJ

01786 450 000

Plan your visit

Please note the castle will be closed from Wednesday 9 to Friday 11 August due to the UCI Cycling World Championships. There will be no visitor parking on the castle esplanade from Wednesday 2 until Wednesday 16 August. More information on alternative parking will be available soon. To find out more about the Championships in Stirling, visit the Stirling Council website.

We recommend booking online in advance for the best price and to guarantee entry.

Book tickets

If you are a Member your ticket will be free, but to guarantee entry please book in advance. Not a member? Join now to start enjoying the benefits

Admission Tickets Save with an Explorer Pass HS Member and Explorer Pass Tickets English Heritage, Cadw & Manx Member Tickets Young Scot Tickets (pay only £1)

Audio guides

Audio guides are available at the castle, you can either borrow a device or use your own mobile phone.

If using your own device, you'll receive an email before you arrive showing you how to access the guide. Please make sure you have:

  • your own fully charged mobile phone or tablet
  • access to a web browser like Google Chrome or Safari
  • access to internet through your mobile data provider
  • your own headphones.

Free for Historic Scotland Members and a 20% discount for Explorer Pass holders. Adult £3, Concession £2, Child £1. 

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Opening times

We recommend booking online in advance for the best price and to guarantee entry.

1 Apr to 30 Sept:
9.30am to 6pm
Last entry 5pm

Last entry will be at 4.30pm on Friday 9 June.

The castle will be closed Wednesday 9 to Friday 11 August.

1 Oct to 31 Mar:
9.30am to 5pm
Last entry 4pm


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