Places to Visit

Scott’s life and stories have a rich association with many places across Scotland and further afield. Explore some of those sites on our interactive map.


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Stirling Castle

Walter Scott describes King James V (disguised as James Fitz-James) riding to Stirling Castle in The Lady of the Lake.

The poem, with the horses careering from place to place, roots the action firmly in the local landscape, and celebrates Scotland to those reading the poem elsewhere. 

Find out more about Scott's work in connection to Stirling Castle on our website.

Castle Wynd, Stirling, FK8 1EJ