Address: Stirling Castle, Castle Esplanade, Stirling, FK8 1EJ
Tel: +44 (0)1786 450 000
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Road Closures around Stirling
There will be road closures in place around Stirling on Sunday 29 April for the Stirling Scottish Marathon. Stirling Castle will remain open as normal. For the easiest signed routes to the castle we suggest using the M9 (junction 9 before 10am and junction 10 thereafter). For further information on road closures please visit www.greatrun.org/stirling-scottish-marathon
Sam Heughan (Jamie Fraser in Outlander) has announced he will take part in the 26.2 mile event.
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Stirling Station is on Goosecroft Road near the city centre. The castle can be reached on foot by bus or taxi.
Stirling Bus Station is within walking distance of the castle.
Castleview Park and Ride operates Mon-Sat going to Broad Street, just a short walk from the castle. The Park and Ride is west of Stirling, just off junction 10 of the M9 motorway. FK9 4TW.
For visitors wishing to visit other attractions around Stirling including our newest attraction The Engine Shed, there is parking in the adjacent public car park Forthside Way Car Park, FK8 1QZ costing £1.60 for the day.
Parking is available on the castle esplanade and includes a limited number of disabled spaces. Spaces are allocated on a first come, first served basis and the car park often reaches capacity during the summer months.
• Car parking, maximum four hours. Cars £4.00. (Historic Scotland Members £2.00)
• Coach parking, maximum four hours. Coaches £5.00
We do not have space to accommodate vehicles with trailers, caravans or mobile homes.
See Stirling City Parking Guide for alternate nearby parking and map.
There are bicycle racks at the castle.