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Stirling City guide, including Stirling Hotels
Known as the “gateway to the Highlands,” Stirling is Scotland’s
above Abbey Craig, as testament to and in honour of the life and
achievements of one of Scotland’s greatest heros, William Wallace. The
monument offers a living history introduction to Wallace’s life, bloody
and glorious campaign for Scottish freedom, betrayal, trial, and gory
archaeological and fine art collections that celebrate Scottish history
important events in Scottish history. The Centre presents a vivid
retelling of the 1314 battle in which King Robert Bruce defeated the
army of King Edward II, securing freedom for the Scots.
Stirling Castle. Built on volcanic rock, the site of the castle had
been inhabited by Picts, Romans and Scottish monarch among others, for
over eight thousand years. The prehistoric castle has been rumoured to
be the setting of the legend of King Arthu’s Camelot, and features
tours, exhibitions and living history performances that offer
fascinating insight into the lively history of the castle and grounds.
use that has witnessed a coronation.
Things to do:
There are loads of things to do while in Stirling. From fantastic
shopping centres to fun amusement parks, Sterling provides
entertainment for everyone.
home to a plethora of high street names, including Marks & Spencer,
Monsoon, Next and the Virgin Megastore.
guide led cycle tours for all ages and abilities, taking in the
historic town and beautiful surrounding areas.
great for kids’ entertainment and home to elephants, rhinos, giraffes,
tigers, bears, camels to name a few species of wild fauna, and with an
Adventure Park, Pets Farm and performing sea lions shows on offer for
all round amusement.
Fairy Walk is a must for a guide led walk exploring local legends of
Fae folk, or for the brave, the Ghostwalk with Jock Rankine's Spirit
Guide meets at the Stirling Town Hall.
Food & Drink:
Dining in Stirling is an unforgettable experience. No matter what
pleases the palate, Stirling’s fine dining sites can satiate anyone’s
daughter run Victoria’s Coffee Shop is a great bet for lunch on the go
and casual family dining.
lively atmosphere, national and international dining in an authentic
farm steading conversion.
at the Queen’s Hotel is recommended for traditional dishes in luxurious
experience. Featuring a unique fusion of Scottish and Austrian cuisine,
it is also famed for its warm and hospitable atmosphere.
world class cuisine of The Heritage in the sophisticated Park Lodge
Stirling Hotels & Accommodation:
There is a wide range of Hotels and Accommodation available to suit all
requirements and budgets in Stirling, from traditional, family run bed
and breakfasts to dependable national chains to lavish high end hotels.
Stirling offers all sorts of entertainment and nightlife, from cinema
such as Carlton Cinemas, presenting the latest UK releases, to clubs
and bars to family friendly activities including ice skating a the
Stirling Ice Rink and ten pin bowling at AMF Bowling or the Stirling
Indoor Bowling Centre. Traditional entertainment, including Highland
Games and Celtic folk nights of music and dancing, known as celidhs,
are in abundance. Stirling enjoys a varied nightlife, with dance clubs
including Fubar and Enigma, and traditional pubs such as All that Jazz
and O’Neills, both frequented by University of Stirling students.
Stirling, and its surrounding areas, is rightly known as Scotland’s
birthplace. It cannot be mere coincidence that so many events of great
significance to the Kingdom of Scotland occurred within the vicinity of
the gateway to the Highlands. Once the area was home or destination to
national heroes such William Wallace, Robert Bruce and Mary, Queen of
Scots, literary heroes including Rabbie Burns and William Blake, and
the villain Rob Roy, and today it is a premier destination for tourists
and local visitors alike. Exulting in the breathtaking and unrivalled
scenery of the Highlands, proximity to Scotland’s urban centres of
Glasgow and Edinburgh and enjoying a range of activities to suit a wide
variety of visitors, Stirling is at its heart an essential destination
for any enthusiast of Scottish, or wider Celtic history and culture.
Name: Maria Williams
Biography: Maria writes for Sleep UK - providers of hotels in Stirling.
About the Author: Biography