Things to do in Stirling

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Things to Do in Stirling

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  • LindyT49
    Idaho Falls, ID78 contributions
    Wonderful day exploring Sterling Castle. One of the great things about the castle is that there are Guides in the rooms dressed in period costume. The best thing you can do is ask them about the rooms and furnishings they are full of information that will enhance your visit.
    Written 24 May 2022
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  • David C
    Williamsburg, VA39 contributions
    We braved fierce winds and snow, but made it to the top. It was a bit scary (felt like I was going to be blown over the edge) but the views were totally worth it.
    Written 22 May 2022
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  • Bari S
    1 contribution
    Deanston is one of my favourite malts and distillerys and i went on a tour with my girlfriend and we had Peter , it happened to be his first and he was good chat. I will be visiting alot more in the future to buy more bottles.
    Written 22 May 2022
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  • TheShis
    Tel Aviv, Israel34,625 contributions
    This is a lovely (and VERY popular lake).
    The lake can be visited along many lovely points, but the most popular (and busy) is Luss.
    Skip the cruise and enjoy the lake for what it is.
    Written 11 September 2021
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  • Andrene
    Falkirk, UK4 contributions
    An interesting visit to the jail which has been expanded greatly since our last visit. Lots more to see. The Escape Room was a lot of fun! Highly recommended
    Written 16 May 2022
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  • Katie
    Omaha, NE25 contributions
    The castle is currently closed for reconstruction work, but we visited the grounds anyway since we are fans of Outlander and Game of Thrones. I was sad that they didn't have the Winterfell sign still up, but it was still a great sight to see. I'm sure this castle would be a wonderful place to visit once they allow people inside again.
    Written 20 May 2022
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  • LindyT49
    Idaho Falls, ID78 contributions
    We were there at the end of the day but it was very interesting and worth the time to see the expanse of the area and the memorial.
    Written 24 May 2022
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  • lee a
    Sheffield, UK565 contributions
    On our way home back to England we called into the centre of Stirling, had a good walk around up the cobbled streets to this beautiful church inside and out, with this a surrounding grave yard and castle. It was a nice sunny day so enjoyed a stroll through the lovely city centre streets with lots of bars and restaurants with shops making this a good spot for a few hours.
    Written 24 May 2022
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  • wee k
    Uddingston, UK4 contributions
    Booked the gin experience for my husbands birthday, it was great afternoon
    We had the lovely Anna as our guide, she was very informative and made it fun as well
    Highly recommend and well worth the money, all gins were good, as well as the cocktail we received, tropical triumph was our favourite
    Had to leave just before it finished, so weren't able to buy anything,so this gives us a reason to go back 😉
    If your staying in Stirling try and book this, you won't be disappointed 😊
    Written 22 May 2022
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  • Zoo92
    Bathgate, UK2 contributions
    I had the best day today with my friend on my first visit. Seen red squirrels so close and it was an amazing experience.
    Then the red kites flying overhead and there acrobatic display was simply breathtaking!!
    If you have not visited yet then you must do soon trust me when I say you will not be disappointed and seeing nature so close will be a truly memorable day !
    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
    Written 23 May 2022
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  • World Traveller
    London, UK412 contributions
    We heard about this place known as the Devil's Pulpit from friends whilst staying up in Glasgow.

    They mentioned it's a wonderful place to visit deep in the heart of Stirling off the beaten track and 2 miles from nowhere.

    The only feasible way to get here was by car and that is what we chose to do.

    Car parking is adhoc,not easy to park as limited spaces, it's not even properly sign posted for the car parking or the gorge itself. This was our first two critiques before we even stepped out the car.

    The signage to the gorge once you start walking is zero, you need to ask fellow travellers how to get to it and the way in and out. Litter is sporadically thrown as it's becoming apparent that nobody looks after the area which is a shame.

    As for toilets and a place for refreshments forget it, mother nature is calling for your toilet breaks and bring your own refreshments. Nothing around.

    Lighting is nowhere so best time to go is early morning, or afternoon as once it gets darker you are stuck as visibility is zero.

    The walk around the area looking down into the gorge is a feat in itself, no safety barriers so go near the edge and you are highly likely to slip and fall down and your chance of survival is zero as it's a massive drop. Extreme caution keep away from the edge.

    You will notice a small gap which just happened to be the area to walk down to the bottom of the gorge. You have precarious steep steps, no handrail just thin green rope you have to hold onto to stable yourself.
    If the leaves are wet you may slip and tumble so again extreme caution.

    Once you get to the bottom, you will be mesmerised by the sheer beauty, this is your hidden gem and all the difficulties and almighty challenges you faced getting here just slip away.

    The place is beautiful, sheer tranquility at its best.

    Definitely a place to go, never alone ideal with friends for safety and take it extremely slow but it's so worth the sights.
    Written 26 November 2021
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  • Stephen C
    Wollongong, Australia694 contributions
    We just had to stop into bannockburn whilst in the area for the opportunity of standing on one of history's most reknown and impacting battle grounds. Pays tribute to Bruce and tenacity of the Scots against supperior numbers. No doubt the fame of the battle has been enhanced by Mel and his big movie.
    Definitely worth a visit.
    Written 9 May 2022
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  • Fiona P
    Bristol, UK57 contributions
    I liked it, liked how they haven't messed about with it. Church was shut (I assume a Covid thing), we rode from Lochearnhead on the No 7 cycle path - last bit on the road - a lovely excuse for a bike ride. Arguably, it's "just a grave", but it's in a lovely location and gives a sense of history and has a lovely path up the back to a little bridge over a waterfall. Went to Mhor84 for lunch afterwards.
    Written 19 September 2021
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  • Barbs D
    6 contributions
    You really need to understand the history and strategic importance of the bridge. This is pedestrian bridge which I walked across on route to the Wallace Monument
    Written 23 March 2022
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  • MeMbro
    Aberdeen, UK770 contributions
    A very scenic walk that takes you on top of the Dumyat hill, where you can admire beautiful views of the Forth Valley and the river Forth. Best enjoyed with good weather, it can get pretty windy and cold up there. It's a fairly easy walk but steep enough in some points to make you feel good about your hiking skills if you are a novice. Once you reach the Pendreich car park you'll find the start of the trail without problems as it is signposted.
    Written 2 May 2021
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