Stirling Castle in Scotland

Stirling castle in Scotland was a military stronghold and a royal palace. Located between the Highlands and Lowlands with a commanding view over the Forth Valley. The castle saw military action in the 1300s during the Wars of Independence and against the Jacobite Army in 1746. It was laid seige too and captured by Oliver Cromwell's army in 1651. James VI the future King of both Scotland and England was baptised in the castle in 1566.