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Things to do in Stirling

Historic city and one-time capital of Scotland, located on the River Forth and often referred to as the "Gateway to the Highlands"

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Known for...   Stirling Castle and The Wallace Monument



 

  Attractions

King's Knot FREE

The earthworks of a splendid formal garden, possibly made in 1628 for Charles I.
Below castle rock, Stirling
FK8 2RJ

 

Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle is one of the largest and most important castles in Scotland.
Castle Esplanade
Stirling
FK8 1EJ

 

Argyll's Lodging FREE

Argyll’s Lodging is Scotland’s most splendid and complete example of a 17th century townhouse.
Stirling
FK8 1EG

 

Mar's Wark FREE

A remarkable Renaissance mansion built by The Earl of Mar, Regent for James VI in 1570 and later used as the town workhouse.
at the head of Castle Wynd
FK8 2RH

 

Old Bridge FREE

A handsome bridge built in the 15th or early 16th century. The southern arch was rebuilt in 1749 after it had been blown up.
On the River Forth off the M9 at Stirling
FK8 1AQ

 

Alloa Tower

Take a whistle-stop tour through 700 years of Scottish history at Scotland’s largest and oldest keep.
Alloa Park
Alloa
Clackmannanshire
FK10 1PP

 

Wallace Monument

Standing tall and proud outside the city of Stirling overlooking the scene of Scotland’s victory at The Battle of Stirling Bridge.
Abbey Craig, Hillfoots Road
Causewayhead
Stirling
FK9 5LF

 

Bannockburn Heritage Centre

In 1314 history was made and the fate of the Scottish nation changed forever.
Glasgow Road
Stirling
FK7 0LJ

 

Castle Campbell And Garden

Dramatically situated above Dollar Glen is the forbidding looking 15th-century fortress, Castle Campbell.
1.5 km north of the A91, East of Stirling
FK14 7PP

 

Cambuskenneth Abbey FREE

Cambuskenneth Abbey was founded around 1140 by canons of the Arrouaisian order, but subsequently passed to the Augustinians.
1m East of Stirling off the A907
FK9 5NH

 

Clackmannan Tower FREE

A fine 14th-century keep enlarged in the 15th century. View exterior only.
In Clackmannan village near Alloa off the A907
FK10 4HR

 

Menstrie Castle

400-year-old castle in the former mill town of Menstrie at the foot of the Ochil Hills.
Castle Road
Menstrie
Clackmannanshire
FK11 7AD

 
 

  Parks

Dollar Glen FREE

This wooded glen provides spectacular walks to Castle Campbell. Dollar Glen is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Dollar
FK14 7PP

 
 

  Cinema

Vue Cinema Stirling

Multi-screen cinema.
Forthside Way
Stirling
FK8 1QZ

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