There’s no better place to spend a long summer’s day than the city of Stirling. A wee city with a huge history, when it comes to city breaks Stirling is an unforgettable destination.
A unique pocket of Scotland, there is plenty of things to do in Stirling at this time of year.
With an impressive castle perched above the skyline and magnificent buildings dotted across the town, the city has been the backdrop to many important historical moments.
Visit Stirling Castle itself and witness the former residence of the Stewart kings and queens, listen to tales of ‘Scotland’s National Hero’ at the Wallace Monument, or go to the Bannockburn Visitor Centre and discover the site of one of Scotland’s most significant battles.
For a perfect family day out, meet all the exotic animals at the Blair Drummond Safari Park. You’re also right on the cusp of the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park.
Walk around the beautiful Stirling University campus, with its excellent views of the surrounding hills, and stop for a delicious bite to eat in the city centre with a selection of cosy pubs and restaurants.
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Stirling Castle: https://www.visitscotland.com/info/see-do/stirling-castle-p245741
Wallace Monument: https://www.visitscotland.com/info/see-do/national-wallace-monument-p250801
Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park: https://www.visitscotland.com/see-do/landscapes-nature/national-parks-gardens/loch-lomond-trossachs/
Blair Drummond Safari Park: https://www.visitscotland.com/info/see-do/blair-drummond-safari-and-adventure-park-p255361
Bannockburn Visitor Centre: https://www.visitscotland.com/info/see-do/the-battle-of-bannockburn-p247431
City breaks: https://www.visitscotland.com/holidays-breaks/city-breaks/
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