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Doune Castle, Doune

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#3 of 22 in Historic Sites in Stirling
Castle · Tourist Spot
Visit a late 14th-century courtyard castle at Doune Castle. Marvel at the 30 m (100 ft ) gatehouse, which includes Lord's Hall and its musicians' gallery, double fireplace, and carved oak screen. Listen to an audio tour narrated by Monty Python's Terry Jones. Hear the history of the medieval castle and its residents, as well as about the making of the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, which was filmed at the site. Add Doune Castle and other attractions to your Stirling trip itinerary using our Stirling trip maker tool.
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  • Despite the Covid restrictions, our visit was well organised, thanks to the very helpful guides. Doune Castle was more a family home than a defensive castle, which meant it remains relatively...  more »
  • We visited Doune whilst travelling between two stops on a mini-break, and were not disappointed. The castle is so impressive as you come along the driveway. We had pre-booked and printed tickets all.....  more »
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  • I was pleasantly surprised that this castle was filmed in the outlander series! I was going to this castle to find out about the Monty python movie the holy grail. Those tidbits were funny and the history of the actual castle was quite interesting. I enjoyed this a lot but i did it in an hour but I didn't shop. Driving there can be a bit tight and parking is limited. When I went the castle was under construction so I couldn't get the full impact of the castle outside in the open fields which I would have loved but I still enjoyed my tour.
  • My wife and I enjoyed a quick stay here. We didn't have enough time for a proper tour, but would love to come back another time. We didn't even know it was Castle Winterfell , cool extra we enjoyed. The grounds are also beautiful, next to a river with green EVERYWHERE. Give yourself at least 2 hours here.

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