Facilities at the castle


Parking is available on the castle esplanade and includes disabled spaces. Spaces are on a first come first served basis.

Please note we do not have space in the car park to accommodate cars with trailers or caravans

Castleview Park and Ride operates Mon-Sat or the Hop On Hop Off City Bus operates during the summer.

Tours and guides

Complimentary guided tours of the castle and Argyll’s Lodging are included with your entry ticket.

These take place throughout the day and are led by our experienced and well informed guides.

Audio guides, available in six languages, can be hired on the day.

Gift shops

There are three gift shops and each offer their own distinctive shopping experience

Eating and drinking

Meals, snacks and drinks are available from the Unicorn Café.

Toilets and baby changing

Toilets, which have disabled access and baby changing facilities, are available at the Guardroom Square and Great Hall. There are also toilets in the café.

You can see their location on our free orientation map, or just ask a member of staff for directions.

Left Luggage

Stirling Castle has no lockers and cannot store any personal items such as suitcases, pushchairs, prams or scooters.