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Stirlingshire Travel Guide

Places to Visit in Stirlingshire

Aberfoyle

Aberfoyle

Aberfoyle is the gateway town to the Trossachs and what is arguably the most beautiful area in all of Scotland. As such, a trip here is well suited to anyone interested in outdoor activities but the less fit will still enjoy the area's beauty from the comfort of their car.

10 out of 10 stars (1 vote)
Bridge of Allan

Bridge of Allan

A couple of miles north of Stirling, Bridge of Allan boomed as a Victorian Spa Town. Associated with Robert Louis Stevenson, Bridge of Allan is now best known for the University of Stirling and its beautiful campus.

10 out of 10 stars (2 votes)
Doune

Doune

The ancient capital of Monteith, Doune is now famous for Doune Castle. One of the finest surviving medieval castles in Scotland, Doune Castle made a name for itself as the film location of Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

10 out of 10 stars (1 vote)
Dunblane

Dunblane

Scotland's smallest city, Dunblane lies five miles north of Stirling. Known for centuries for Dunblane Cathedral, Dunblane was imprinted on the psyche of the nation with the tragic Dunblane Massacre in 1996.

8 out of 10 stars (4 votes)
Killin

Killin

Killin is situated in a highly enviable position on the Falls of Dochart at the eastern end of Loch Tay. This area is a great destination for outdoor activities including walking, bagging munros, fishing and other watersports.

6 out of 10 stars (3 votes)
Stirling

Stirling

Heritage capital of Scotland, Stirling provided the stage for key turning points in the country's history - the Battle of Stirling Bridge and the Wars of Independence. There's heaps to see and even those with no interest in history or culture will be beguiled.

9 out of 10 stars (4 votes)
Doune Castle

Doune Castle

One of the best preserved 14th century castles in Scotland, Doune Castle is also one of the few to have a cult following. Pilgrims flock here on quest to see film location of the classic, "Monty Python and the Holy Grail".

8 out of 10 stars (3 votes)
Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle

Perched upon a cliff top protecting the medieval road to the Highlands, Stirling Castle has witnessed some of the most important events in Scotland's history. Second only to Edinburgh Castle in popularity, there is so much to see here that a visit warrants a good half a day.

9 out of 10 stars (15 votes)


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