Stirling has everything you could hope for in a premier shopping destination. The city’s historic Victorian arcade, bustling high street and Thistles Shopping Centre boast all the biggest brands and quirkiest independent shops imaginable.

Male and female student shopping in Thistle Centre, Stirling.

Shopping in style

The Thistles has an unrivalled selection of over 90 high street and speciality stores to tempt you, while Stirling’s Victorian Arcade in the historic surroundings of the Old Town, has unique independent boutiques. For the ultimate shopping experience, you can’t go wrong with Stirling’s mix of top brands and independent shops. 

Students having a drink in Bridge of Allan.

Outside of the city

Just a short bus ride from the city and a 25 minute walk from campus, the town of Bridge of Allan provides another shopping destination with a fantastic selection of independent stores and eateries. You’ll find a lively high-street with boutiques, grocery stores and a plentiful array of gift shops to pick up the perfect present.