Getting here

Stirling Castle
Castle Wynd
Stirling
FK8 1EJ

National Grid reference: NS 789 940

View Stirling Castle on a Google map

Search for National Cycle Network routes on the Sustrans website. 

Plan your journey by public transport using Traveline Scotland.

Air

The nearest major airports are:

Edinburgh: +44 (0)870 040 0007 or visit www.edinburghairport.com
Glasgow: +44 (0)844 481 5555 or visit www.glasgowairport.com

Rail

Stirling Station is on Goosecroft Road near the city centre. The castle can be reached on foot by bus or taxi.

www.scotrail.co.uk

Bus

Stirling Bus Station is within walking distance of the castle. 

Car

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 (payable on arrival when a space is available):

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

Due to high demand for parking, you may wish to use city centre parking or the Castleview Park and Ride Service (get off at the Old Town Jail, a 5 minute walk from the castle entrance).

To find the Castleview Park and Ride site using an in-car satellite navigation system, enter the postcode FK9 4TW as your destination point. Please note the Castleview Park and Ride Service is not available on a Sunday.

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

Bicycles

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