Today we headed off for a look at Stirling Castle and nearby Doune Castle. For £32 each we purchased Explorer tickets that allow us entry to 78 historical sites throughout Scotland, over a two week period.
Reconstructed "Stirling Heads"These are replicas of the three dozen or so carved heads that adorned the ceilings of at least a couple of the main rooms in Stirling Castle.
The Queen's Chamber included three wooden golf clubs and some leather and chicken-feather golf "balls". Apparently Mary Queen of Scots was a keen golfer who was castigated for playing golf when some thought she should have been mourning her husband's recent death.