Millions of visitors come to Scotland each year to explore its vibrant cities, historic landmarks and breathtaking scenery. Stirling’s central location means getting across Scotland couldn’t be easier – see why Scotland is consistently named among the most beautiful and welcoming countries on the planet.
"Who can deny that these wild beaches, deep lochs and craggy castles are some of the most wonderful and beautiful sights in the world?"
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Edinburgh and Glasgow
Scotland’s two biggest cities can both be reached in under an hour from Stirling, opening the door to countless new culinary, shopping and cultural possibilities. Find out why National Geographic included Glasgow on its 2016 Best of the World list, and why ticket sales for Edinburgh’s famous festival are third only to the Olympics and World Cup. From 12th Century castles to world-class concert arenas, Edinburgh and Glasgow have it all.
Highlands and Islands
Known as the ‘Gateway to the Highlands’, Stirling is an ideal starting point for your journey into Scotland’s legendary landscapes. Venture to the endless white beaches of the west coast, conquer the UK’s highest peaks, or soak in the beauty of more than 30,000 freshwater lochs. Beyond its cinematic panoramas, Scotland’s countryside and coastline is full of surprises, playing host to wild dolphins, architectural wonders and traces of ancient civilizations. What will you discover?
Wherever your travels in Scotland lead you, there’s always something new to experience. As the home of golf and whisky, the birthplace of television, and a leader in renewable energy, Scotland has always been a hub of creativity and diversity. Whether you’re speeding down white-knuckle mountain bike trails or walking in the footsteps of pioneering authors and artists, you’ll find something worth writing home about around every corner.
Go to the VisitScotland website to find out more about what Scotland has to offer.