in all its Renaissance splendour, is testament to the
grandiose plans of the Stewart dynasty. Its mixture
of architectural styles and its scenic setting is as
inspiring today as it was then.
Stirling Castle has witnessed some of the most
bloody and decisive battles in Scotland's history, yet
during the reign of the Stewart Kings it became a powerhouse
of Renaissance learning and culture.
was the country retreat of the Stewart monarchs. A place
of hunting, falconry and other royal pastimes. It still
boasts one of the few 'Real Tennis' courts left in Britain.
A true Renaissance holiday home, fit for a king.