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What to do in Stirling. In this section you will find lots of activities and things to do around Stirling. There is enough to keep everyone entertained. Be sure to check the What's On pages for an updated calendar of events. Days out, tours, places to visit, things to do with the kids. You will find plenty of stuff to do in Stirling.

Days Out Around Stirling

Visit the Days Out Around Stirling section of the website to get some great ideas for family outings and places to go around the Stirling area.

Includes Briarlands Farm Blairdrummond, Stirling and Historic Scotland Guided Tours , Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park , The Falkirk Wheel , Argaty Red Kites on the Braes of Doune , Alva Mill Trail Visitor Centre , Rob Roy and the Trossachs Visitor Centre , Blair Drummond Safari Park , Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway , The Scottish Wool Centre - Aberfoyle , Callendar House - Falkirk

Things To Do Around Stirling

Play Pots Ceramic Studio

Play Pots is a paint your own pottery studio, Soft Play and Cafe Ceramic Studio in Stirling Scotland.

The Latin Dance Connection

Salsa and Tango are great fun, a fantastic way to keep fit and a wonderful way to meet people. Dance Classes run on most days of the week in Stirling, Bridge of Allan and Clackmannanshire.

Cycle Hire and Routes

Travel on one of the most scenic cycle rides in Britain on the private road alongside Loch Katrine and the remote Rob Roy MacGregor Country.

Stirling Car and Van Hire

A great way to experience Stirling and the surrounding area is by car. Hire a car online with Europcar in Stirling. Car and van hire in Stirling is made easy with Europcar.

Boats and Boat Trips

Take a morning sail on Loch Katrine from Trossachs Pier to Stronachlachar on the SS Sir Walter Scott. cruise Loch Lomond - daily sailings from Tarbet and Luss.


Visit Stirling Castle, Doune Castle, Castle Campbell and Dollar Glen.

Country Parks and Gardens

Doune Ponds, Gartmorn Dam Country Park and Nature Reserve, Plean Country Park, Queen Elizabeth Forest Park, Airthrey Gardens.

Sport and Leisure

Rugby, Football, Walking, Cycling, Canoeing, Curling, Karate, Rowing, Skating, Swimming, Tennis, Bowling. The Peak, Stirling’s newest sports and leisure complex is now open.

Theatres and Cinemas

The Tolbooth, Stirling's place for music and the arts. The MacRobert at Stirling University for film, theatre, arts and entertainment. The Albert Halls for a varied season of live events. The Vue, eight screen, all luxury stadium seated cinema.

Ghost Walk and Fairy Walk

Scary fun on a family ghost walk in the early evening. Terror tales of the graveyard and Stirling Old Town told by the spooks themselves. Also, the Doon Hill Fairy Walk.

Museums and Galleries

The Smith in Stirling houses a wide range of artworks, historical and archaeological material and a varied programme of exhibitions. Also the Changing Room Contemporary Art Gallery for Stirling at the Tolbooth.

Stirling Libraries

Hundreds of tourists every year head for Stirling's libraries to use Internet facilities. A quick, easy registration is all that is required. There are around 350,000 books to choose from. Use the fax and photocopying facilities or research your family history.

Courses, Classes and Volunteering

Courses, classes and volunteering in and around Stirling for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.


Begun in the early 15th century and still with its original oak roof beams, the Church of the Holy Rude in Stirling is one of Scotland's finest medieval parish churches. Plus other Stirling churches that you can visit.

Don't forget to visit the Days Out Around Stirling section of the website for more great ideas about family outings and places to go around the Stirling area.

If you are visiting for a few days or for a longer vacation, there is plenty to see and lots of things to do around Stirling. There are plenty of great places to stay in and around the city. Bed and Breakfast in Stirling, Guest Houses, hotels, self catering flats, cottages and apartments. You will find the best Stirling accommodation in our Where to Stay guide.

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