Stirling City Guide: About Stirling
The City of Stirling provides the perfect holiday base offering a combination of vibrant city life with close proximity to the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park and some of the most spectacular countryside in Scotland.
Stirling is Scotland’s newest city with a wide variety of shops, restaurants and cafes. Whatever your taste or budget you are sure to find the perfect souvenir of your stay within the many antique shops and galleries this fascinating city has to offer.
Stirling Visitor Attractions
Stirling has a very varied selection of visitor attractions suitable for all the family with ancient castles, monuments and houses all steeped in Scottish history and folklore.
If Scottish culture is more of your thing then with an exciting and varied programme of events the Tolbooth Arts Centre and the MacRobert Centre are well worth a visit during your stay.
See our Stirling tourist attractions section for some of the unmissable tourist attractions this historic city has top offer.
Eating Out in Stirling
With a varied selection of restaurants, cafes and traditional scottish pubs the visitor to Stirling will never be stuck for somewhere to grab a bite to eat.
From a’la carte restaurants serving gastronomic delights to quiet pubs serving traditional Scottish fayre there’s bound to be something to tickle your taste buds. The best thing is there’s always a friendly welcome for visitors to the Stirling - you’ll always leave satisfied with a smile on your face.
Shopping in Stirling
Stirling boats a broad selection of shops and there’s something to suit even the supreme shopaholic. With a varied selection of stores from small independent boutiques to large well known department stores there’s something to suit every taste and budget.
If you are looking to pick up that unique momento to remember your stay in Scotland or a gift for friends or loved ones back home then the local galleries in Stirling should be at the top of your list.
Accommodation in Stirling
There is a large selection of accommodation available for the visitor to Stirling with something for every budget and taste.
From budget Hostels and quaint traditional Scottish B&B’s to luxurious hotels ready to pamper your every whim Stirling has an accommodation type suitable for everyone.
Check our selection of accommodation in Stirling for some suggestions of where to stay in Stirling.
Golf in Stirling
Whilst enjoying your stay in Stirling and you fancy a game of golf, why not try one of the excellent 9 or 18 hole Golf courses Stirling and it’s surrounding area has to offer.