VisitScotland Thistle Award Regional Finalist 2015/16: BEST OUTDOOR EXPERIENCE

We have a choice of two fantastic guided sightseeing tours of Stirling available:



(which includes entry to Stirling Castle & Argyll Lodgings)


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’s best attractions and a must see Stirling activity for visitors. Our legendary 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 attractions and things to do on a visit to Stirling.

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

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.

'One of the best things to do in Stirling'.

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 of Stirling are highly entertaining and great fun

Stirling Old Town Tour


June & Sept (Saturdays & Sundays)

July & August (Wed –Sundays)

2pm & 4pm

Tour lasts approx 70 mins

Adults: £10

Concessions: £8

Child: £5

Family: £25

Meet: Outside VisitScotland Tourist Information (Old Town Jail), St John Street, Stirling, FK8 1EA

Recent feedback on Stirling Old Town Tour

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’

Learned a host of fun interesting stories, along with the fascinating history of wonderful Stirling…highly recommended!’

  Informative, fun & captivating tour’‘‘Very knowledgeable, entertaining and engaging.

Certificate of Excellence
2015 Winner


Join our guided sightseeing tour of Stirling Old Town followed by visit to the mighty Stirling Castle.

Discover the highlights of Stirling Old Town! Led by Blue Badge accredited guides, our tours offer a unique journey round the sites, stories and secrets of the historic Old Town you might otherwise miss.

Stirling Old Town has perhaps the finest concentration of medieval buildings in Scotland. Our local guide will bring the history of the Old Town alive with fascinating stories from Stirling’s rich and colourful past.

This is followed by a visit to Stirling Castle, arguably Scotland’s finest. Be amazed by the stunning stronghold of Stirling Castle, step back into the world of the Royal Court. Our guide will give you and introductory tour of the Castle and then leave you to explore the world of renaissance Scotland and the Royal Court.

Tour Times

Departs: 12 noon

Guided Tour Duration 2 hours

Saturdays in July & August 2016

Start/Meeting point

Outside VisitScotland Information centre (Old Town Jail Gate) St Johns St. FK8 1EA


£25 adult £20 concessions £14 children Family £65

(Includes entry into Stirling Castle & Argyll’s Lodging)


  • 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!
Stirling attractions Stirling Walking Tours

'Don't miss this tour, the best way to see Stirling'