Inspire your learners with a visit to Stirling Castle

A trip to Stirling Castle is a great way to immerse your learners in the lives and events of the past.

Learning and community groups are warmly welcome to make the most of the castle as a place for creativity, health, wellbeing and learning.

Organising your group's learning visit

We offer free learning visits for groups with an educational or wellbeing remit.

We continue to experience high demand for learning visits to Stirling Castle and operate within daily visitor capacities at the site. We are pleased to be able to take booking requests again but availability is limited and response times can be longer than normal. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and ask you to please bear with us; we greatly appreciate your patience at this time.

For requests for free learning group visits to Stirling Castle, please fill in our booking enquiry form.

Please check the Historic Environment Scotland website for eligibility criteria for free learning visits, information about the booking process and an overview of our popular schools travel subsidy.

Community projects

We enable local community learning and development where possible, and support groups with additional needs.

Please contact our Learning Officer on to discuss any project ideas.

Contact us

If you have any queries, please contact our Learning Support team on