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Explore Stirling Visitor Guide 2018

Explore Stirling Visitor Guide 2018

Founded as a Royal Burgh in 1124, Stirling offers a fascinating journey back in time for anyone with even a passing interest in Scottish history and heritage.

Today, Stirling is a vibrant city, steeped in historic atmosphere yet offering a host of modern day attractions, facilities and events. A popular international university city, you’ll find plenty of pubs, cafes and restaurants and a wide range of shopping, together with a wide selection of accommodation. Easily accessible by road and rail Stirling is on the doorstep of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park. As well as a string of local towns and villages you’ll also be within easy reach of Edinburgh, Glasgow, St. Andrews and much of the
spectacular Scottish Highlands.

Download your free local visitor guide for detailed maps, top attractions and what to see and do around Stirling. Dunblane, Bridge of Allan, Falkirk, Clackmannanshire and the Trossachs Trail.

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  • From Adult £14.00

    Stirling Castle

    There’s now more than ever to see and do at Stirling Castle. Cross the threshold into the Castle’s Royal Palace and enter an exciting world of plots, passion and intrigue with our costumed performers. A new exhibition focuses on some of the the Castle’s fascinating archaeology including the the Stirling skeltons. There’s also lots for […]

  • From Adult £9.99

    The National Wallace Monument

    A national landmark – a national hero.   Stirling’s renowned landmark, commemorating the life of Sir William Wallace and overlooking the scene of his greatest victory, at the Battle of Stirling Bridge, in 1297.   Inside the Monument you can visit the Hall of Arms to learn the story of how the Battle of Stirling […]

  • From £11 Adult

    The Battle of Bannockburn experience

    The brand new Battle of Bannockburn experience puts you in the heart of the action. Take your place on the battlefield. Stand face-to-face with fearless medieval warriors. Witness two opposing kings – Robert the Bruce and Edward II – whose tactics in 1314 changed the path of Scotland’s history, forever. With cutting edge 3D technology, […]

  • From £6.50

    Stirling Old Town Jail

    Open from 1 July - 10 September experience the highly praised performance tours, telling the story of the Old Town Jail itself. Visitors can also explore the cells and visit the stunning observation tower with the best views over the city.

  • Argyll’s Lodging

    Argyll’s Lodging is Scotland’s most splendid and complete example of a 17th century townhouse. Situated on the upper approaches to Stirling Castle, its fine architecture marks it out as a property intended for a great nobleman serving the royal court. highlights include – The Renaissance façade and main entrance – prepare the visitor for the […]

  • Free Admission

    The Smith Art Gallery & Museum

    If Stirling is Scotland’s heart, the Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum is Stirling’s soul. All of the special objects and paintings relating to the history and culture of Stirling and Stirlingshire are gathered here, and the Smith’s main purpose is to collect, record, interpret and show the story of Stirling to the world, and […]

  • Dunblane Cathedral

    Dunblane Cathedral is a beautiful medieval church in Dunblane which dates as far back as the 12th century. Dunblane Cathedral receives high but well earned praise for a building smaller than some English parish churches, lacking the architectural flourishes and cohesion of most other cathedrals; and one which only narrowly survived the threat of demolition […]

  • From Adult £5.50

    Doune Castle

    Built for the Regent Albany, Doune Castle is a magnificent late 14th century courtyard castle. Its most striking feature is the 100ft high gatehouse which includes the splendid Lord’s Hall with its musicians’ gallery, double fireplace and carved oak screen. Discover the new nature trail in the castle grounds or take an audio tour of […]

  • Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park

    Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park is situated approximately 4 miles from Stirling on the A84 heading towards Doune. Set in 120 acres of beautiful woodland, the Safari Park has many attractions and features to appeal to visitors of all ages. In the drive through reserves you can get up close to camels, zebras, rhinos, […]

  • The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Museum

    The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Museum traces over 200 years of one of Scotland’s elite military regiments – The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Housed in Stirling Castle, in the city of Stirling, Scotland, visitors to the Museum can see a rich collection of material from all around the world. The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Museum […]

  • Church of the Holy Rude

    Founded in 12th century, the Church of the Holy Rude is the second oldest building in Stirling. The church occupies a magnificent location on the shoulder of the city’s highest hill and thanks to the short proximity to Stirling Castle it played a unique place in history. It was here that James VI was crowned […]

  • From £6 for Adults (Kids £4)

    Stirling Ghostwalk

    The Stirling Ghostwalk has been the historic Old Town’s prime provider of chills and chuckles for twenty eight years – entertaining thousands of locals and visitors to the wynds and vennels of the Castle Rock with its Luxury Travel Guide award-winning mix of comedy, drama and storytelling. Meet ‘The Happy Hangman’ – 18th-century executioner, Jock […]

  • From Adults £12

    Steamship Sir Walter Scott

    Loch Katrine is a popular visitor attraction in the Trossachs. It is the home of the steamship ‘Sir Walter Scott’ which has been a landmark in the Trossachs for over 100 years. As part of the ‘Loch Katrine Experience’ we offer cruises on the ‘Sir Walter Scott’, and the ‘Lady of the Lake’, named after the […]