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National Unicorn Day

9 April 2018

To celebrate National Unicorn Day, we take a look at some of the mythical beasts you can spot around the castle. How many have you spotted?

More Than It Seams

As the internet explodes over dress codes at this week’s Oscars, we take a look at the importance of dressing to impress at the castle’s Royal Court

woman in hard hat and hi vis vest reaches up to dust wooden ceiling

Dusting off the cobwebs

Lynsey Haworth from our collections unit explains how we care for the impressive objects in the palace using some rather traditional housekeeping techniques.

glass mug with a snowflake pattern and an amber liquid inside

Mulled Apple Winter Warmer Recipe

Warm up this winter with our mulled apple recipe, perfect for all the family.

The Jacobite Risings come to Stirling Castle

Dan Harris from Brick to the Past explains how they re-created the Jacobite Risings in LEGO for a great new exhibition in the Queen’s Hall

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Frightening Females of Folklore

Admissions Assistant Laurie tells us about some haunting figures from history as she uncovers the frightening females of folklore

That Yellow Building

We recently caught up with Laurie, who works in the admissions team at the castle, to find out more about…

Why we love Stirling Castle!

We’ve been nominated for the UK’s Most Popular Castle and we would absolutely love to win this!

The Great Big History Weekend

This weekend at our magnificent castle, join us to celebrate, history, heritage and archaeology.

Become part of the castle family

Our colleagues Kirsty & Shaun are on hand with lots of helpful advice on what to expect at our recruitment open days.

Heads, Harps and Hidden Secrets

Written by respected Scottish Harpist Bill Taylor, he recounts one of the biggest discoveries at the castle in centuries.