Getting here

Address: Stirling Castle, Castle Esplanade, Stirling, FK8 1EJ
Tel: +44 (0)1786 450 000
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The nearest major airports are:

Edinburgh: +44 (0)870 040 0007 or visit
Glasgow: +44 (0)844 481 5555 or visit


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.  


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.


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


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