The annual Mary King's Ghost Fest has become a favourite festival in Edinburgh with its strange and quirky events, attracting visitors from throughout Scotland, the U.K. This unusual, off-peak festival sets out to explore and uncover more about the dark tales and strange paranormal activity for which Edinburgh is internationally renowned.
Today, the castle is open to tourists during the summer months.
The green lady of Stirling Castle is said to be the ghost of one of Mary, Queen of Scots servants. Mary herself has been said to be the identity of the ghost of a pink lady.
Today, the castle is owned by the National Trust for Scotland. The castle is open to visitors from Easter to October. It can be hired for weddings, dinners, conferences and corporate events and has a holiday apartment in the Stables.