It was a lovely day although quite windy!
|Check out my hair! I told you it was windy!|
The Battle of Bannockburn was amazing. Bruce's men numbered 8,000 to Edward II's 17,000 men army and yet they defeated the English army!
|view from the castle with William Wallace Monument in the background|
|Our excellent tour guide|
|This statue lost his head by a cannon ball in battle!|
Mary Queen of Scots was crowned to the right in this photo. The bldg. to the right is the chapel. The original stood just in front of where this one stands and she was crowned at 9 months old there.
|Many fascinating statues adorn the castle|
|Probably rapeseed growing here.|
|When the yellow building to the right is viewed from far off it looks like pure gold.|
|The Kings Knot, a formal garden at one time.|
|The kings hunting grounds at one time. The bright yellow in the distance is Rapeseed fields|
Too many pics to post. I'll do another post with pics from inside the royal apartments later.
Did You Know?
Stirling Castle Guide