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Edinburgh, Stirling and Urquhart Castles are now open, please book your tickets online in advance. We are working hard to open other sites in the coming weeks

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Getting here

Stirling Castle
Castle Wynd
Stirling
FK8 1EJ

National Grid reference: NS 789 940

Telephone: 01786 450 000

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Journey planners

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Plan your journey by public transport using Traveline Scotland.

Parking

You must book car parking online in advance when booking entry tickets.

We are unable to accommodate cars with trailers, caravans or mobile homes.  

Whilst both Stirling Bus and Train Stations are within walking distance of the castle, it is situated up a steep hill.

There are a limited number of disabled spaces which are offered on a first come, first served basis.

Costs:

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

Please note that Mar Place is currently closed until 10 August, but you can reach the castle car park via Broad Street or Upper Castlehill. Plan your route

Bicycles

There are bicycle racks by the car park booth on the esplanade.

Let us know if you spot one of our sites in the wrong location. You can email web@hes.scot.

Opening times

1 Aug to 30 Sept:
Daily, 9.30am to 6pm
Last entry 5.15pm

1 Oct to 31 Mar:
Daily, 9.30am to 5pm
Last entry 4.15pm

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