Airthrey Castle is a historic building and estate which now forms part of the buildings and grounds of the University of Stirling in central Scotland. It first appears in documents around 1370 and passed through different hands before becoming part of the graham estate and then afterwards to Earl of Hope of Hopetoun House fame. 

The present structure was designed by the architect Robert Adam in 1791 although the house and estate were sold soon afterwards to the Abercrombies where it remained until rebought by the Grahams again in 1891. In the twentieth century it was used as a maternity hospital until becoming the heart of the new University of Stirling in 1969.

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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Founded: 1791
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in United Kingdom

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Carolin Mcreynolds (2 years ago)
We really enjoyed the adventure of ginding the stones acrosd the golf course but temember your wellie boots.
Colin Roberts (2 years ago)
Four stars for the architecture and stunnig surroundings of Stirling University and Wallace's Monument...sadly though, no historic tours or visits as it now houses offices.
grahamduff (2 years ago)
Beautiful.
mark “Markymark” turner (2 years ago)
Fantastic array of flowers and shrubs around the fringe of the putting green and the walk around airthrey Loch is a great way to see the cygnets from all the nesting swans dotted around the edge of the shore , very popular at the weekend try and go midweek if you can , especially now as the students are all heading home so it's a lot more relaxed up tje University for parking
Peter Nevans (2 years ago)
Historic and interesting
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