Getting here

Address: Stirling Castle, Castle Esplanade, Stirling, FK8 1EJ
Tel: +44 (0)1786 450 000
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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.

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Bus

Stirling Bus Station is within walking distance of the castle.  

Car

You must book car parking online in advance when booking entry tickets.

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

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.

Due to emergency roadworks the route to the castle using Spittal Street is closed to vehicles. Visitors should follow the A9 to the Customs Roundabout to approach the castle using Broad Street.

Costs:

  • Car parking, maximum four hours. Cars £4.00. (Historic Scotland Members £2.00)
  • Coach parking, maximum four hours. Coaches £5.00

Bicycles

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