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MacBeth and Robert the Bruce were crowned there. The former would have taken the title of King of Scotland while seated upon the famous Stone of Scone.
What better time to try to conquer Stirling Castle than on a wet and blustery day. Set atop Castle Hill and surrounded by steep cliffs on three sides, this is one of Scotland’s strongest fortifications.
Home to Mary Queen of Scots, the Stone of Destiny and the birthplace of King James VI. Edinburgh Castle not only dominates the city it takes its name from, its roots spread out across British history.