Stirling Walking Tours offer 5 star costumed guided tours of Stirling's historic Old Town below Stirling Castle.

Our Guided walking tours of Stirling are one of Scotland best attractions and a must see Stirling visitor attraction. Our popular historic tours explore the cobbled streets around Stirling Old Town below Stirling Castle and the Stirling Highland Hotel. Visitors to Stirling enjoy our sightseeing tours and have rated them 5 Stars on Trip Advisor and one of the key places to visit in Stirling.

Discover the secrets of the Royal Burgh! Our tours offer a hilarious mix of comedy, drama and storytelling with costumed local guides!

Our 5 star historic tours are one of Stirlings top visitor attractions and an essential part of any visit to Stirling. 'One of the best things to do in Stirling'.

Let our guides take you on a sightseeing tour through the curious nooks and crannies of the Burgh, revealing some of Stirling's strangest tales. Hear how the Tolbooth Prison became famed as "the worst gaol in Britain", of the magical curse placed upon Mar’s Wark by the fiery Abbot of Cambuskenneth, and all manner of mayhem, mischief and mystery. Stirling walking tours are one of the best things to do in Scotland and we have the best tours guides in Stirling with years of local knowledge and experience. First class storytellers with a great sense of humour our sightseeing tours are highly entetaining.

Some recent Stirling tour feedback

 ‘Great history, both of Stirling and Scotland, that you just don't get reading plaques in old buildings. Very worthwhile and actually quite humorous and fun as well as educational. Don't miss!’

 ‘What a fantastic attraction and superb value …a most enjoyable, informative and entertaining Tour. We learned so much about Stirling's Historic past, a fantastic experience. If you have not been - definitely book this Summer. Highly recommended’

‘Informative, fun & captivating tour’‘

Very knowledgeable, entertaining and engaging. Learned a host of fun interesting stories, along with the fascinating history of wonderful Stirling…highly recommended!’ 


May, June & Sept (Saturdays & Sundays)
July & August (Wed –Sundays)
2pm & 4pm
Tour lasts approx 70 mins

Adults: £8
Concessions: £6
Child: £4
Family: £20
Meet: Cowan’s Hospital 49 St John St Stirling FK8 1ED (opposite the Church of the Holy Rude)


  • On-line: simply click the date you wish to book on the Tour Calendar above and follow the steps
  • Buy tickets from Tourist Information (Old Town Jail Gate) Tel: 01786 475 019.
  • Buy tickets direct from your guide 10 mins before departure
  • No Minimum Numbers Required for our Tours to Operate!


NEW FOR 2015 We are delighted to offer photography tours around old Stirling in partnership with acclaimed local photographer Ian J. Young. These fantastic and fun tours provide an interactive and dynamic photography workshop around the historic royal burgh of Stirling.

Duration: 3 hours

Cost £35 (minimum 4 people for the tour to run)

Dates & Times: April-Sept (Wednesdays) April 1st, 6th May, 3rd June, 1st July, 12th Aug, 2nd Sept

Meet: at the car par at the rear of the Old Town Jail at 10:30 am. TO BOOK YOUR PLACE CLICK ON THE CALENDAR ABOVE

Tours by appointment (Oct to Easter) To arrange your bespoke or group tour simply email


Join us on an fun filled  crime and punishment themed tour of Stirling’s Old Town. An unusual blend of storytelling, history and drama. From the murder of James I and the brutal torture of his betrayers to the beheading of Radical Weavers Baird and Hardie, the history of crime and punishment in Stirling’s Royal Burgh has reflected the passions and prejudices of the Scottish nation. Hear the  tales of the brutal and the bloody, the sad and the seditious, of the thieves, traitors, murderers and martyrs who shaped the destiny of Stirling Old Town.

Tours Run Sat 19th, Sun 20th, Sat 26th & Sun 27th Sep. 2pm & 4pm. Book your tickets on-line via the Calender above or from your guide 10 mins before the tour.