Stirling, United Kingdom
Stirling, a city in Scotland, is situated beside the River Forth. Surrounding a large fortress and positioned between the Scottish Lowlands and Highlands, the city is known historically as the “Gateway to the Highlands”. When exploring attractions like the Great Hall, visitors can enjoy the long history and rich culture this holiday in the United Kingdom has to offer.
- Wallace Monument
- Stirling Castle
- Church of the Holy Rude
- Stroll through the Top of the Town (Broad Street)
- Play a game of golf at the Stirling Golf Course
- Enjoy a day at the Safari Safari and Adventure Park
Warmed by the Gulf Stream, Stirling has mild winters and cool, wet summers. Winter temperatures average about 43°F (6°C), and summers average 64°F (18°C). The western highlands are some of the wettest in Scotland, and annual precipitation exceeds 118 inches (2,997 mm); the Lowlands receive less than 32 inches (813 mm).
Getting There & Around
Although there are three airports (Edinburgh, Glasgow and Prestwick), the most convenient airport for Stirling is the Edinburgh Airport. Located 29 miles (47 km) from the city, it is easily accessed via the M9 motorway by rental car, bus or train.
There are several buses that travel about to other towns. During the summer, sightseeing buses and walking are great ways to see the sights.
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Whether travelling for business or leisure purpose, The Stirling Highland Hotel is the perfect holiday location for everyone visiting Stirling city. Visitors can explore many local interesting... More
A modern and comfortable 3-star hotel, Holiday Inn Express Stirling offers a warm Scottish welcome along with comfortable accommodation and a great location. GeneralThe conference room is suitable... More
Macdonald Inchyra Hotel & Spa Falkirk is a comfortable modern hotel with all the facilities that the modern day traveller would expect in the heart of central Scotland. GeneralThe hotel also... More
Whether in Stirling for a short visit or long vacation, Stirling Management Centre Hotel & Leisure makes for a suitable haven with comfortable accommodations set close to area attractions. On... More
Experience the magnificence of DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dunblane Hydro which combines stunning architecture and natural beauty with the highest levels of personal service. GeneralThe hotel has 8... More
Airth Castle Hotel and Spa, part of the award-winning Aurora Hotel Collection, is one of Scotlands most exclusive retreats, nestled in beautiful parkland and gardens in the heart of Stirlingshire.... More
Step over the threshold of The Cairn, a beautiful Victorian hunting lodge just minutes from Gleneagles and some of Scotland''''s most famous golf courses, and discover Perthshire''''s newest and... More
Offering a favourable location and relaxing atmosphere, this attractive property is the right choice of accommodation, while visiting Falkirk. GeneralThe BEST WESTERN Park Hotel Falkirk boasts a... More