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"
Are you looking for things to do in Stirling? We've got plenty of great ideas for you and places to go in your leisure time.
Known for... Stirling Castle and The Wallace Monument
King's Knot FREE
The earthworks of a splendid formal garden, possibly made in 1628 for Charles I.
Stirling Castle is one of the largest and most important castles in Scotland.
Argyll's Lodging FREE
Argyll’s Lodging is Scotland’s most splendid and complete example of a 17th century townhouse.
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.
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|
Take a whistle-stop tour through 700 years of Scottish history at Scotland’s largest and oldest keep.
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|
Bannockburn Heritage Centre
In 1314 history was made and the fate of the Scottish nation changed forever.
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|
Cambuskenneth Abbey FREE
Cambuskenneth Abbey was founded around 1140 by canons of the Arrouaisian order, but subsequently passed to the Augustinians.
Clackmannan Tower FREE
A fine 14th-century keep enlarged in the 15th century. View exterior only.
|In Clackmannan village near Alloa off the A907|
400-year-old castle in the former mill town of Menstrie at the foot of the Ochil Hills.
Dollar Glen FREE
This wooded glen provides spectacular walks to Castle Campbell. Dollar Glen is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Vue Cinema Stirling
Multi-screen cinema.☎ 03453084620
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