Doune Castle is a magnificent late 14th-century courtyard castle. Its most striking feature is the keep-gatehouse which includes the splendid Duke’s Hall with a musicians’ gallery, double fireplace and carved oak screen.
The castle was used as several locations in the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, a fact celebrated in the excellent audio guide tour narrated by Terry Jones.
- In Doune, 10m NW of Stirling off the A84
- Open all year. Winter closed Thursday and Friday
- Admission: Adult £4.20 Child £2.10 Concessions £3.20
- VisitScotland grading ★★★
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