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Name:Stirling Castle
Hill number:13063
Height:105m / 344ft
Parent (Ma):1661  Carleatheran
RHB Section:26A: Central Scotland from Dumbarton to Montrose
County/UA:Stirling (UA)
Catchment:Forth
Class:Tump (100-199m)
(Tu,1)
Grid ref:NS789941 (est)
Drop:79m
Col:26m  NS790935  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 57
(1:25k) 348 366W
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 74 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Walked from Abbey Craig, on a walking/sightseeing daytrip by car from home with Jacqui. First visit to Stirling. Not possible to bag the highest point without entering the castle. We were free with English Heritage membership, but an excellent castle so well worth the entry cost anyway!Hillsidenick04/12/2018
On visit to castle. I did walk up from the town centre! Agree with Robert Phillips that hp seems to be on grass to north of Kings Old Buildings that houses the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Museum.pwbellarby15/04/2018
drove up to top cp and was asked are you a member yes was the reply and parked for free, into castle and asked to go to the regimental museum and was told should have phoned first but was told to go up, hp at 7895794089 seems to be grass to the north.robertphillips11/01/2018
With Gwen on way up to Stonehaven. Did the tour of the castle.bolton31/05/2017
After King's Park, up the steep path from S. Hard to know natural highest point and certainly wasn't going to pay £14.50 for castle entrance. Had been on esplanade before when watched George Hincapie win a stage of Tour of Britain.Thearlaichdubh19/02/2017
Disappointingly, we didn't see Rick and Jen. Must have been the fog.Pete R21/01/2017
On a misty swirly day. With Jenx, asked permission to pop in briefly to quickly gain high point and come back out again, no time to see the sights, another time when at least the view would be better! Still at £14.50 a go.....nordicstar21/01/2017
Much more wearing than most tumps because this was a family affair.campagvelocet31/08/2016
Trip to the castle with the Mrs. Excellent views especially to east/north-east: also saw Finn Russell, Scots rugby fly-half having pictures taken.JOHNS28/08/2016
With Jack.chrisbien30/06/2016
With dziadzo.jackbien30/06/2016
Had to be done sometime if Stirling is to be completed. Despite four years in the city as a student I never visited. Highest point moot but clearly somewhere at the northern endColin Crawford16/04/2016
Really surprised to see who has not yet bagged this one. BBRWMartin R07/01/2015
With Daniel and Simon Marrableneimcv09/12/2014
Long walk up the cobbled streetvegibagger22/10/2014
Going down as a tick, visited the castlequadbarrel17/04/2014
Third time here I think.agentmancuso27/03/2013
With: hb sb; Visited here while playing in ACB concert in grounds of Stirling Castle.Ian Baines03/06/2012
From the parking area on the east side up via the main entrance into and around the castle groundsMariana Trench25/06/2011
With Stuart and Natalie.Chris Mac08/03/2005
Runrig 30th Anniversary concert.ngthack23/08/2003
A free tump since I was at that Runrig concert. Thanks. Revisited 28/01/16, inside castle, photo is of one of the higher areas, good enough?iangalbraith28/03/2003
After the restoration of the Grand Hall, attended a Christmas Concert. Also as former members of Historic Scotland explored the whole castle earlier that year.NormanW16/12/1999
Dropped off in Stirling for a backpacking holiday a day early by mistake, so trip to Stirling Castle, booked into Youth Hostel then enjoyed the England Spain game in a pub.Dugswell222/06/1996
Date not knowncallumblack01/01/1990
Explored the castle on a number of occasionshillsmanblank
Numerous timeskojakblank
mart079712/02/2018
Alex C06/07/2017
jenx21/01/2017
Clachaig31/12/2016
Moorponder25/07/2016
Craig6711/05/2016
Tammy7211/05/2016
RamsonTour05/05/2016
Mark Sims05/05/2016
Mr Apples24/04/2016
Matt Hicks01/06/2015
clivevilla22/05/2015
russell6116/09/2013
pwatson198006/08/2013
Louise23/12/2012
ajwxyzt23/12/2012
benalder28401/07/2012
richtea504005/02/2012
buggerlugs01/01/2011
jimbloomer28/10/2010
Sprog17/08/2010
cachristiso121/03/2007
Archie24/08/2003