Stirling Castle located in Stirling, Scotland,  is one of the largest and most important castles, both historically and architecturally, in Scotland.  Several Scottish Kings and Queens have been crowned at Stirling Castle, including Mary, Queen of Scots, in 1543. There have been at least eight sieges of Stirling Castle, including several during the Wars of Scottish Independence, with the last being in 1746, when Bonnie Prince Charlie unsuccessfully tried to take the castle.

Stirling Castle is one of the largest and most important castles, both historically and architecturally, in Scotland. Several Scottish Kings.

Stirling Castle - Scotland.  My favorite, but I only got to spend about an hour here.  Must go back.

Sterling Castle is one of the most famous and certainly the most important of Scotland's historic castles. Robert the Bruce, William Wallace and Mary Queen of Scots spent time at this bastion of Scottish independence.

ROBERT I "THE BRUCE" King of Scotland  Our 20th Great Grandfather.  ROBERT THE BRUCE outside Stirling Castle with the Wallace Monument in the background. http://www.visitdunkeld.com/robert-bruce-statue-stirling-castle-scotland.html

As a junior in high school, Betty Southard Stokes was selected by the English Speaking Union for an exchange trip to England & Scotland. History of Robert the Bruce, Scotland

Clickable Index to Stirling Castle Feature Pages on lower ford of river forth . sits on a volcanic crag, the wall was much higher

Clickable Index to Stirling Castle Feature Pages on lower ford of river forth . sits on a volcanic crag, the wall was much higher

Locations of some of Scotlands' castles

Scottish castles number in the thousands, but each one is a unique part of Scotlands' heritage. Learn the secrets, legends and fascinating history behind Scotlands' incredible castles here.

The ancient Castle of Stirling is built upon a rock,  Which in the days of warfare withstood many a shock;  And the views from the castle are lovely to see  Especially the bonnie green braes of Airthrey.

The ancient Castle of Stirling is built upon a rock, Which in the days of warfare withstood many a shock; And the views from the castle are lovely to see Especially the bonnie green braes of Airthrey.

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