The Stirling Maze

Stirling Maze
Credit: Richard East
Stirling Maze
Credit: Evelyn R
Stirling Maze
Credit: Simon Cochrane
Garden Festival 'zone'

Recreation and Sport

Sponsor, if appropriate

Stirling District Council

Type of object

Pavilion, building or other structure

Current situation

Unknown

3 comments

  1. M Chisholm says:

    I was only 6 when the Garden Festival happened, but I remember going through a maze and finding a wooden climbing frame at the centre that had a tower that looked like the spires at Linlithgow Palace. After the festival the climbing frame ended up in the Kings Park in Stirling and I used to visit it there often. I wonder if this was the Stirling maze? It’s been a while since I visited Kings Park but I don’t think the climbing frame is still there. I have vague memories of finding other bits of play equipment that I remembered from the festival in parks around Scotland during my childhood.

    1. Thank you – we’ve had sme other suggestions that the Stirling Maze, or parts of it, ended up at Kings Park. We’ll be pursuing that.

    2. Update: it was the Stirling Maze, but the tower in question was based upon the Wallace Monument, not Linlithgow Palace.

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