Ticket options

We recommend booking online in advance for the best price and to guarantee entry.

If you are a Member your ticket will be free, but to guarantee entry please book in advance. Not a member? Join now to start enjoying the benefits

Admission Tickets

Historic Scotland Member Tickets

English Heritage, Cadw & Manx Member Tickets

Young Scot Tickets (pay only £1) 

Ticket prices 

Ticket type Online price Gate price
Adult (16-64yrs) £16.50 £18.00
Concession (65yrs+ and unemployed) £13.00 £14.50
Child (5-15yrs) £10.00 £11.00
Family (1 adult, 2 children) £32.50 £35.50
Family (2 adults, 2 children) £47.50 £52.00
Family (2 adults, 3 children) £56.50 £61.50

Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Concession price: this applies if you can show proof that you’re aged 65+ or unemployed.

Admission prices are subject to change.

Free and discounted admission

  • Historic Scotland members get free entry to our sites, but please make an online booking to guarantee entry. You must show your valid membership on arrival. 
    • Not a Member? Join now to start enjoying the benefits.
  • English Heritage, Manx and Cadw members get half price entry in your first year and free entry for renewal and life members. Please make an online booking to guarantee entry.
  • Carers who accompany visitors with disabilities receive free entry. Please make an online booking to guarantee entry. Tickets are limited to two carers per transaction.
  • Have a Young Scot card? Pay just £1 to visit the castle. Please make an online booking to guarantee entry. You must show your valid Young Scot card on arrival (children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult).
  • Current members of the British Armed Forces receive free entry to Stirling Castle (as well as Edinburgh Castle and Fort George). Please make an online booking using HM Forces from the list of ticket types. You will need to bring a valid MOD 90 card when you arrive at site. Please note free entry only applies to the serving member.

Face coverings

In line with Scottish Government guidance, we strongly encourage visitors to continue to wear face coverings in interior spaces.

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