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located in Stirling, It is one of the largest and most important castles in Scotland, both historically and architecturally.

The castle sits on top of Castle Hill, surrounded on three sides by steep cliffs an intrusive crag giving it a strong defensive position which forms part of the Stirling Sill geological formation, a formation of quartz-dolerite around 350 million years old, which was subsequently modified by glaciation to form a "crag and tail", this has made it an important fortification in the region from the earliest times.

Under the early Stewart kings Robert II and Robert III, the earliest surviving parts of the castle were built.

Today Sterling is one of the best for its long history and its remarkable condition. There are tours that last about one hour and provide valuable insights into the castle and the history of the people who lived there.

Much thought has been put into the renovation of the buildings and the information in the museum, you will be amazed by the ceiling in the king's outer chamber! there are costumed interpreters in some of the rooms to explain the items in the rooms.

Be sure to go up on the ramparts to view the Wallace Tower on the distant hill, and also the King's Knot located in a field below the castle.

  • Stirling Castle Postcode FK8 1EJ
  • Stirling Castle Geolocation Latitude 56.1238° N Longitude -3.9474° W
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