Loch Lomond, Stirling Castle & Kelpies Tour from Edinburgh
- Duration: 9 hours
One of Scotland's largest and most important castles, Stirling Castle is the site of many important battles in Scottish history. It's well worth a visit, but before you go, here are some historical snippets.
The King’s Old Building is the oldest part of the castle, and is over 500 years old!
In 1297 William Wallace at the Battle of Stirling Bridge defeated the much larger English army by trapping them on the bridge.
A significant Scottish victory over the English, who had until this point occupied the castle for 10 years!
Mary Queen of Scots was crowned in Stirling Castle in 1543. She was only 9 months old, and apparently cried throughout the ceremony.
The castle is now a popular tourist site, and hosts cultural events and concerts regularly.
The castle is open 7 days a week, in winter 9:30AM to 5:00PM and in summer 9:30AM to 6:00PM.
A standard adult ticket costs £14.50
Tours are not compulsory, however they are reccommended and highly enjoyable!
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Bit difficult to find the right tour with all the others but once I did the tour guide Brian smith I as amazing. A real cheeky tour guide with a great sense of humour and outstanding knowledge- Shannon 28th October
We had a really enjoyable day trip with Gary, our guide and driver, who was very knowledgeable. It was a nicely paced trip with a variety of activities/sights and lots of photo opportunities.
Great tour guide and driver Gary, made the experience one to remember with his knowledge. The whole day all was one we shall never forget. Booking was simple.
Highly recommendation !A great tour guide and stunning route through the Highlands that I've never seen before
Very nice tour with an absolutely unforgettable guide!