Stay around Stirling
Around Stirling there is a string of scenic towns and villages, winding rivers and rolling hills. It’s fair to say you will feel a world away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Excellent train and bus links take the stress out of exploring and there’s always something remarkable to see and do.
Set on the outskirts of Stirling is the historic spa town of Bridge of Allan – hosting superb range of boutique, shops and cafes and even a Scottish Brewhouse. A good selection of boutique hotels and guesthouses make this a popular spot for many visitors. The stunning campus of the University of Stirling is located between Bridge of Allan and Stirling. The famous ‘Darn Walk’ between Bridge off Allan and Dunblane is featured in the adventure novel ‘Kidnapped’ by Robert Louis Stevenson.
A warm welcome awaits you at Hilton Dunblane Hydro, set within 10 acres of stunning private landscaped grounds that offers breath-taking views of the Trossachs and Campsie Fells. Enjoy exquisite Scottish cuisine in their signature restaurant, The Kailyard by Nick Nairn and enjoy a relaxing drink afterwards in their stylish Cocktail Bar. Or relax and unwind at the LivingWell Health Club.
Set amidst 300 acres of beautiful parkland at the University of Stirling, the Stirling Court Hotel offers a ‘home from home’ environment with world leading sports and leisure facilities.
Situated mid-way between historic Stirling and Callander gateway to the Trossachs, Burnside House is a new, architecturally designed, self-catering luxury house sitting in one acre of its own grounds, in the village of Deanston near Stirling. with its own games room including pool table and table tennis.
North of Stirling is Scotland’s first National Park – few words can capture the natural beauty on display. This is a perfect destination for cyclists and mountain bikers. The Steamship Cruise on Loch Katrine is an absolute must.
The Poppies Hotel & Restaurant is one of the most charming family owned and managed hotels in the Trossachs with nine individually styled bedrooms. Lochend Chalets lie on the southern shore of the beautiful Lake of Menteith. With stunning views across the water to Ben Lomond in the National Park.
For the outdoor adventurers there’s Mains Farm Wigwams, who have been welcoming campers for over 70 years. The camping park is situated on the outskirts of the charming village of Thornhill with a panoramic view over the Carse of Stirling to the Fintry Hills. Whether staying in a luxury wigwam, camping or enjoying a night in the fabulous converted SeaKing Helicopter, Mains Farm’s offers a home from home camping experience for all to enjoy.