Top 89 attractions to explore in Stirling
County of Stirling is a historic county and registration county of Scotland. Its county town is Stirling. It borders Perthshire to the north, Clackmannanshire and West Lothian to the east, Lanarkshire to the south, and Dunbartonshire to the south-east and south-west.
Abbey Craig is an isolated rocky hill which rises abruptly for some 300 ft. from the Carse of Stirling a quarter of a mile E. of Causeway head. Here stands the Wallace Monument and the characteristic crag and tail shape of the crag reflects this glacial shaping. The woodland supports a rich ground flora and fauna . The 3 waymarked trails are wide.
An Caisteal is a Scottish mountain situated six kilometres south of the village of Crianlarich in the Stirling Council area. The mountain reaches a height of 995 metres and is usually climbed in conjunction with the neighbouring Munro of Beinn a' Chroin to which it is connected by a high col to the south east. The mountains name translates from the Gaelic as “the castle” and is believed to refer to the prominent castellated rocks close to the mountain's summit which serve as an easy way of ident
The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Museum traces over 200 years of one of Scotland’s elite military regiments - The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. The Museum traces the history of the 91st Argyllshire Highlanders and the 93rd Sutherland Highlanders up to the time of their amalgamation in 1881 when they became the 1st and 2nd Battalions of The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regiment and thereafter to the present day.
Argyll's Lodging is the most complete surviving example of a seventeenth century town house in Scotland. It can be found in the upper part of Stirling, just below Stirling Castle's Esplanade. The house sits behind a screen wall and comprises a collection of buildings built in two phases and in three ranges around an enclosed courtyard.
Beinn a' Chròin is a surprisingly rocky little mountain to the south of Crianlarich. It is surrounded by four other Munros which lie round the head waters of the River Falloch, to the north and east lies Cruach Ardrain and Beinn Tulaichean which can be reached by an arduous journey contouring round Coire Earb and climbing the subsidiary top of Stob Glas.
Beinn Chabhair is a craggy hill with a long rocky ridge NW then W to where Lochan a' Chaisteil lies cradled in the rocks. It has fine views down to Loch Lomond. This mountain is generally climbed from Inverarnan, either following the path by Ben Glas Burn (very boggy in places) or by ascending to Lochan an Chaisteil and following NW ridge to the summit. There are several routes through the rocky outcrops to the summit
Beinn Challuim is a Scottish mountain in the very northern part of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. The mountain stands in the Forest of Mamlorn, an ancient deer forest in Breadalbane. The most popular route of ascent starts at Kirkton Farm in Strath Fillan , this gives the opportunity to visit the ruins of St. Fillans Priory at the beginning or end of the walk.
Beinn Dubhchraig is a Scottish mountain that is situated eight kilometres west of Crianlarich in the northern part of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. The mountain reaches a height of 978 metres and therefore qualifies as a Munro, however it is overshadowed by many higher mountains in the area although it is well seen from the main A82 road in Strath Fillan between Tyndrum and Crianlarich.
Beinn Each is a mountain in the southern Grampian Mountains of Scotland. It is located in Stirlingshire, north of the town of Callander. Rising steeply from the valley below, it makes for a straightforward climb from the nearby Loch Lubnaig and is often climbed in conjunction with the nearby Munro Stùc a' Chroin.
Beinn Tulaichean is a Scottish mountain. It is not much more than the southern top of Cruach Ardrain, with a descent of only 120m before the ascent to its larger neighbour. It is located approximately 10 km to the north of Loch Katrine close to the site of Robert Roy MacGregor's house.
Ben A'an is a hill in the Trossachs in Scotland. The pointed peak of its west top resembles a small mountain. The hill provides an easy walk suitable for families with young children, however, the final ascent to the summit can be more demanding. This is a popular walk and the path will be busy most weekends.
Ben Lawers Nature Reserve is a range of mountains, connecting ridges, cliffs and lochans,Built of ancient rocks, folded and faulted in picturesque contortions, and home to the most celebrated collection of mountain plants in Britain. Encompassing almost 4,500ha of the southern and/or eastern slopes of the Ben Lawers and Tarmachan ranges, it’s managed for conservation and public access.
Ben Ledi is the highest mountain in the main part of the Trossachs. This hike provides an excellent viewpoint and a superb climb. It lies about 6.4 kilometres north-west of Callander, near the village of Kilmahog. It is situated in the Trossachs, an area often regarded as having some of the most romantic scenery in the Highlands. An cionic location which gives your mind and body a treat.
Ben Lui is a graceful peak, considered by many people to be the finest mountain in the Southern Highlands. It is the highest and most famous of a group of four Munros that lie south of Glen Lochy, and about 10 km north of the top end of Loch Lomond. The other three peaks in the group are Beinn a' Chleibh, Ben Oss and Beinn Dubhchraig. One of the iconic summit for a challenging trek and also it offers beautiful views too.
Ben More is a mountain in the southern Highlands of Scotland, near Crianlarich. It is the highest of the so-called Crianlarich Hills to the south-east of the village, and there is no higher land in the British Isles south of Ben More. It is separated from Stob Binnein 3,822ft by the Bealach-eadar-dha Beinn, meaning "col between two hills". It is the highest peak in the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park.
Ben Oss is a Scottish mountain situated in the Stirling Council area, six kilometres south west of the village of Tyndrum within the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. Ben Oss reaches a height of 1029 metres and qualifies as a Munro and a Marilyn. The mountain is quite rocky and craggy being composed of mica schist rock. It offers a good trek and also beautiful panoramic views too.
Ben Venue is a mountain in the Trossachs area of Scotland. The name Ben Venue is derived from the Scottish Gaelic words meaning "the miniature mountain". The summit lies approximately 2 kilometres south-west of the pier at the southern end of Loch Katrine. At the foot of the mountain close to the shore of Loch Katrine is Bealach nam Bò meaning the "pass of the cattle", a reference to the lawless days when Highland cattle "lifters" used the pass to drive stolen herds to their land.
Blair Drummond Safari Park is a family visitor attraction located near Stirling in Scotland. It opened to the public on 15 May 1970 and is home to over 350 animals, many of which roam freely or are kept in large enclosures in the 120-acre estate. The Safari Park is open from mid March until the end of October each year. The park is one of Scotland's busiest tourist attractions.
The Bracklinn Falls are a series of waterfalls north-east of Callander, Scotland on the course of the Keltie Water, where the river crosses the Highland Boundary Fault. Over recent years there have been a number of tragic incidents at the falls. The falls can be reached with an easy walk from a car-park close to Callander; the itinerary is signposted and takes a couple of hours there and back.
Map of attractions in Stirling