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Functions at Stirling Castle

Some events cry out for a magnificent venue and few backdrops in the world rival the drama and majesty of Stirling Castle.

Interior picture of Great Hall ready for an evening function

Home to the Stewart Kings and Queens, the castle has hosted many royal feasts and celebrations over the centuries, and today you can become part of our history by holding your event with us.

Available for private hire in the evening including corporate seminars, ceremonies, formal banquets and gala dinners.

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GREAT HALL

The Great Hall is Scotland's largest medieval banqueting hall and has been beautifully restored to its 16th century splendor. It is now considered to be one of Scotland's most prestigious banqueting venues. With the minstrel's gallery and trumpeter's loft it is an ideal venue for an evening filled with great entertainment.

Capacities
Reception:               400
Theatre:400
Dinner:300



CHAPEL ROYAL

The Chapel Royal offers an area for dining for smaller groups or can be used for pre-dinner drinks for groups dining in the Great Hall. As well as dinners and receptions the Chapel Royal, with its large stage, provides an ideal setting for concerts and presentations.

Capacities
Reception:               300
Theatre:260
Dinner:200



ROYAL PALACE

The stunning Royal Palace is decorated in renaissance style with sumptuous interiors and characters from the 16th century royal court. Perfect for arrival drinks or more intimate dinners.

Capacities
Drinks reception:      150
Dinner:60


QUEEN ANNE GARDEN

The Queen Anne Garden is situated close to the entrance of the Castle and boasts stunning views of the surrounding countryside. It lends itself well to pre-dinner drinks or for a Beating the Retreat performance at the end of an evening.

Capacity:                300

LOCATION

Located only one hour drive from Edinburgh and Glasgow
Leave M9 at junction 10 and follow local road signs
Postcode: FK8 1EJ

Visit the Official Stirling Castle Website for more information.

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Download the corporate brochure for Stirling Castle.

Contact Us

Historic Scotland
Longmore House
Salisbury Place
Edinburgh
EH9 1SH
Tel: +44 (0)131 668 8686

PDF icon Burns Night

picture of stirling castle
This event is one of the highlights in the Castle calendar, with dramatic atmosphere and entertainment to celebrate Robert Burns.