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Stirling Castle opens each day at 9.30am. From the 1st of April until the 30th of September it closes at 6pm with the last entry at 5.15pm. From the 1st of October until the 31st of March it closes at 5pm with the last entry at 4.15pm. Individual museums inside the castle close at varying times.
The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Museum is currently closed until the spring of 2020.
The castle is closed on the 25th and 26th of December. On the 1st of January it opens from 11am until 5pm.
Train- Stirling Railway Station is close to the city centre, from there it is about a 20 minute walk or a few minutes in a taxi.
Bus- the city bus station is located just a few minute’s walk from the castle. From July until mid September the hop-on hop-off bus operates to the castle.
Land Train- this service operates regularly from the centre of Stirling to the castle esplanade.
Car- there is limited parking available outside the castle entrance and this often reaches capacity.
Bicycle- there are cycle racks available, however the castle is located at the top of a steep hill.