Stirling Castle is just 30 minutes from the site, it is one of Scotland’s most historically important sites and was once a favoured residence of the Stewart kings and queens. Visitors can have fun in the palace vaults where children can try out activities such as dressing in period costume and playing medieval instruments. Don’t miss a guided tour with knowledgeable staff who will bring the castle’s infamous characters and history to life.
Other highlights include the Great Hall, Chapel Royal, Castle Exhibition, Regimental Museum, Great Kitchens, Tapestry Studio and the nearby Argyll’s Lodging, a 17th century town house. Most impressive however are the views due to its high vantage point.