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The Argylls Museum in Five Objects

2 July 2021

Take a tour of the newly reopened Argylls Museum and uncover the story of one of Scotland’s great Highland Regiments.
Candles, glasses and flowers on a long dining table

Outland(er)ish banquets at Stirling Castle

On World Outlander Day, we let you know how to celebrate in time-travelling-television style with an event like no other at Stirling Castle

old football

Stirling Castle and the Beautiful Game

While we get excited for the Euros 2020 to kick off with Scotland at the starting line, castle guide Paul takes a look at the history of the beautiful game and Stirling Castle’s football connections.

A silver vase filled with pink and blue flowers on a lavishly decorated banqueting table

A Peony for Your Thoughts

Meet one of our event suppliers, Planet Flowers, and go behind the scenes in adding floral flair to events at Stirling Castle.

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Stirling Castle steward shares top visitor tips

Haste ye back! Stirling Castle is opening its gates to visitors once again. In this blog, castle steward Caitlin shares her top visitor tips.

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Jane Ferrier and The Stirling Heads

Discover the inspirational story of Jane Ferrier, who’s tenacious work in the 1800s ensured the survival of the amazing Stirling Heads.

Two costumed performers reenacting the muder of the Earl of Douglas at Stirling Castle

The Douglas Murder

Until we can welcome you back to the castle, our guides are telling their favourite tales from the castle’s history. This week, our guide Tricia follows the story of a fatal invitation to the castle.

A lavishly decorated table ready for a dinner

Create an event fit for a king or queen!

Are you ready for some historic glamour? Get party planning in the largest medieval banqueting hall ever built in Scotland!

A view of the King's Knot and surrounding green parkland from Stirling Castle

Untying the Knots

Below Stirling Castle, you’ll find some intriguing grass-covered mounds called the King’s and Queen’s Knots. But what’s in a Knot? Join our expert guides to find out more.

An aerial view of Stirling Castle with the distinctive golden great hall

A History of the Chapel Royal

Looking for a historic venue for your next event? Read on to find out more about the Chapel Royal

A pipe band performing in a castle courtyard at night

Traditional Music for Your Next Event

Every great event needs great music and we have caught up it The Royal Burgh of Stirling Pipe Band to hear more about the events they play.