The Best of Stirling: Private Half-Day Tour with Stirling CastlePrivate Tour

Explore Stirling on this private half-day walking tour and discover the most popular highlights of the old town, including a guided visit to the historic Stirling Castle.
Adults: 2 Children: 0

Things to know


3 hrs

Suitable for:

Family Friendly, Intellectually Curious

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Transport Mode:

Walking tour: no transportation is included


- English-Speaking Tour Guide
- Entrance tickets to Stirling Castle

Other inclusions:

- Gratuities optional
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off are not included
- Food & drinks are not included
Meeting points: Your guide will meet you outside Visit Scotland iCentre located St John St, Stirling FK8 1EA.

What makes this tour special

Explore the medieval magic of  Stirling on this three-hour walking tour of the old town and castle with an expert private guide, where you will discover the beautiful old town of Stirling and historic Stirling Castle.

On your private tour, you will:

With its beautiful medieval architecture and the magnificently imposing castle built onto a vast, craggy hill overlooking the surrounding area of the Scottish lowlands and highlands, Stirling played a central role in the Wars for Scottish Independence from 1296 – 1346. Stirling was the key to Scotland and changed hands several times

Wander through the medieval old town, learning about daily life in those times, as well as enjoying the very modern vibrancy of this university city. 

Then head up to the castle (your entrance tickets are included) to explore this stronghold of Scottish royal history. The castle, built into a towering volcanic rock is an imposing fortress. It overlooks two famous battlegrounds where William Wallace led the Scots to victory at the Battle of Stirling Bridge, as well as Bannockburn, where Robert the Bruce was victorious in 1314. You'll also be able to see the Wallace Monument.  

Step back in time as you explore the Great Hall and Royal Apartments - restored to their Renaissance splendour, and immerse yourself in the lives and intrigues of the kings and queens of Scotland. 

What you'll see

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QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.

Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.

For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.

Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.

To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at <> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
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QAm I able to book more than one tour?
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