Delivering focused investment in the historic built environment of the City of Stirling

Stirling City Heritage Trust promote and encourage the protection and preservation of the historic, architectural and landscape heritage within the Stirling Council Area for the benefit of the general public now and in the future.


The Traditional Buildings Health Check is a proactive maintenance scheme delivered by Stirling City Heritage Trust to assist owners in Stirling to maintain their traditional buildings. Membership offers access to the maintenance and repair advice from our Traditional Buildings Team and to our impartial building inspection service.

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Stirling’s Built Heritage

Pre-industrial Stirling was one of three major strongholds in Scotland, the others being Edinburgh and Perth. The castle was the strongest defence in Scotland and, in the 15th and 16th century, a Royal residential palace and favoured seat of the Stuart Kings.
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Explore Stirling

While Stirling Castle, perched on its rocky volcanic outcrop, is the most prominent evidence of its historic pedigree, there are many other buildings which contribute to the surviving architectural history.
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Online Exhibition

John Allan: A Man of Original Ideas

An author, historian and architect, he leaves a legacy of fascinating buildings which we can all enjoy today.

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Keep up to date with our latest news, discover more stories from Stirling's past and find out about our up coming events and exhibitions.

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Help us protect the past for the future

We are a registered charity and your support is crucial to us continuing with our work.