Stirling Castle

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Book your tickets online in advance for the best price and to guarantee entry.

Tickets are free for members, but book online to guarantee entry. Not a member? Join now to start enjoying the benefits

Standard Admission Tickets

  • General admission tickets
  • Historic Scotland Members
  • Explorer Pass ticket holders 
  • Carers tickets 
Standard Admission Tickets

Partner Organisation Tickets

  • English Heritage
  • Cadw
  • Manx Members
  • Young Scot
  • STGA
  • SITOA card holders 
  • current members of the British Armed Forces (with valid MOD 90 card)
Partner Organisation Tickets

Explorer Passes

An Explorer Pass, valid for 14 consecutive days, is a great way to explore our iconic sites

Save with an Explorer Pass

Travel Trade and Group Bookings

Stirling Castle offers a range of private experiences. If you're interested in an out-of-hours, private tour of Stirling Castle, find out more about our exclusive travel trade tours.

Contact our Admissions & Sales Team if your business plans to send individuals or groups to our attractions on a regular basis. 

Group Bookings

Private Events at Stirling Castle

Are you looking for the perfect place to hold a private event? Hire Stirling Castle castle for your wedding or hire the castle for your next corporate event.

Audio Guides

Tour the castle with our audio guide, using your own mobile phone or one of our devices. Pre-book your audio guide when you purchase your tickets online. 

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

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

Available languages: English (audio described version is free of charge), Gaelic, French, German and Spanish.

Print versions of the audio guide are available in both large print and Open Dyslexic large print. These are also available to download onto your own device. Please ask a member of staff at the entrance for a copy.

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Opening times

Book tickets online in advance for the best price and guaranteed entry.

1 Apr to 30 Sept
9.30am to 6pm (last entry 5pm)

1 Oct to 31 Mar:
9.30am to 5pm (last entry 4pm)

The words 'Stirling Castle' beside the Stirling Castle logo which features a unicorn inside a crest outline with a castle at the top


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