Stirling is a young and vibrant city in the heart of Scotland famous for medieval castles, historical monuments, and heritage centers. It lies close to the River Forth and is surrounded my magnificent fortresses. Discover this historic city and experience the rich cultural heritage of this beautiful place. Stirling is situated in the heart of Scotland and is well connected by airports, railway stations, and motorways. The fastest way to reach Stirling is by flight. Tourists can get down at the Edinburgh airport and take a private cab. Stirling is only fifty kilometers from the Edinburgh airport.
Stirling Castle, Stirling Old Bridge, Wallace Monument, Holy Rude Church, Smith Art Museum, Old Town Jail, Cambuskenneth Abbey, and Bannockburn are some of the hottest tourist attractions. Visitors will be amazed by the unique architectural style of the Stirling Castle. It lies atop Castle Hill and its one of the biggest castles in Scotland. The Royal Palace, Courtyards, and Chapel are some of the places to explore and it takes almost a full day to get a glimpse of this stunning castle. Stirling Castle is open throughout the year and free parking facilities are available for visitors.
The Stirling Old Bridge is a historic heritage site where some of the best battles in Scotland have taken place. The first battle of Scottish Independence took place at the Stirling Old Bridge in the year 1297.
The Wallace Monument is an international landmark that exhibits some of the finest artefacts and paintings from the battlefield. The Monument is constructed in memory of Sir William Wallace who led the Scots to victory over the mighty British. The Monument is open every day and admission is free for guides and couriers.
Discover the history of Stirling at the Smith Art Museum. A wide range of portraits, oil paintings, sculptures, British Pewters, stained glass works, photographs and Stirling heads awaits you. The Smith Art Museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday and admission is free for everyone.
Tourists will be spoilt for choice when it comes to restaurants, night clubs, and bars. Visit Stirling once and you will keep coming back for more.