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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, Scotland I have been here several times. It is a beautiful and yet haunting castle with so much history attached to it. More

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The original key used at Stirling Castle in Scotland. The Castle dates from at least early 12th century; present buildings mostly built between 1490 and 1600.