Old Town Jail Festive Weekend

He knows if you’ve been bad or good

The Old Town Jail will be open between Christmas and New Year (28-30 Dec) for it’s famous performance tours.

Discover tales of the horrible history of crime and punishment in the Royal Burgh of Stirling. You’ll hear of infamous executioner Jock “The Happy Hangman” Rankin, along with murderers, martyrs and more. The popular and much praised Performance Tours make your time in jail even more vivid.

And then there’s the view! From our Observation Tower visitors can enjoy some of the best views of the historic Old Town and surrounding countryside – taking in the Tolbooth, Holy Rude Church, National Wallace Monument, Trossachs National Park and, of course, Stirling Castle…making the Old Town Jail a great place to start exploring the sights and stories of Scotland’s ancient Royal Burgh.

Our tours run every 30 mins from 10.15am with our final tour at 5.15pm each day .

Tour times: 10:15 10:45 11:15 11:45 12:15 12:45 13:45 14:15 14:45 15:15 15:45 16:15 16.45 17.15

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