Stirling City Guide
What to do in stirling
What to do in Stirling. Where to go. In this section you will find ideas for family outings, tours and places you can visit to keep everyone entertained. Don't forget to check the listings for an updated calendar of What's On, Happenings and Events. you will lots of stuff to do in Stirling.
Don't forget to visit the Things To Do Around Stirling section of the website for more activities and things to do around the City of Stirling. You may also want to take a look on the internet where there are a selection of travel portals like this where people rate and give advice about interesting sights and places to visit.
Find your way through the amazing Maize Maze. The naturally grown maze covers an area of 5 acres and reaches a height of over 6 feet, creating pathways that will enthral, disorientate and infuriate.
Discover the Secrets of Stirling's Old Town. Let our local guides take you on a journey through the curious nooks and crannies of the Burgh, revealing some of Stirling's strangest tales. Stirling Walking Tours offer a unique mix of comedy, drama and storytelling as costumed tour guides bring the Old Town to life.
Stirling Ghostwalk is a guided tour of Stirling's historic Old Town, led by actors in the guise of the spooks themselves, mixing drama, comedy and storytelling. Meet Jock Rankin (the Happy Hangman), Blind Alick Lyon, Auld Staney Breeks, the mysterious and deadly Green Lady and a host of other worthies and weirdies.
Scotland's First National Park was officially opened by Princess Anne on 24th July 2002. Loch Lomond Shores, the principal gateway to the national park, is near to Stirling and just off the A82, about 18 miles North West of Glasgow.
Reconnecting the Forth and Clyde and Union Canals between Glasgow and Edinburgh and opened by British Waterways in December 1999, the Falkirk Wheel is the centrepiece to the Millennium Link canal project.
Red kites are back in Central Scotland after 130 years. Come and see these wonderful birds at Lerrocks farm just north of Stirling.
With the magnificent backdrop of the Ochil Hills, visit Scotland's Woolen Mill Country. The Mill Trail is a signposted route linking a variety of mill and factory shops.
Elephants, Rhinos, Giraffes, Zebras, Lions, Tigers, Bears, Chimps, Ostrich, Meerkats, Camels, Antelope, Bison. Blairdrummond Safari Park near Stirling provides great value and a wonderful day out for the family.
Experience a journey on board a restored steam train, along the shores of the River Forth to Birkhill where you can explore the Avon Gorge and Birkhill Fireclay Mine.
You will find the Scottish Wool Centre In the heart of the Trossachs. Discover the story of Scottish Wool, visit the Spinner's Cottage and try your hand at making wool into yarn in the traditional way.
Explore 600 years of Scottish History with a visit to one of Scotland's finest country houses. Within the house, actors in period costume re-create the 1825 Kitchen, Printer's and Clockmaker's Workshops of the early 19th Century, the Georgian Garden and a General Store.
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