Travel Blogs from Stirling
We departed our cute little B&B in Perth at 9am- the adorable owner's husband kissed me on the cheek and sent me along with extra biscuits (a girl has to fortify herself). We only had one destination today- the town of Stirling. But wait...our guidebook had a tiny note that "if you have time, Doune Castle outside Stirling is worth a visit." …
Caught a train from Edinburgh to Stirling in the morning. Although I knew my B&B was a 10-minute walk from the train station in Stirling, I decided to take a cab to the B&B - glad I did. Stirling is quite hilly since the town grew up around the castle on the hill. That 10-minute walk dragging a suitcase would have been an hour. LOL! The B& …
"Stirling, like a huge brooch, clasps Highlands and Lowlands together" - Alexander Smith
Day 21 : 28th May 2008 (Wednesday) Stirling - hound dogs, ghosts and another castle
After breakfast, we prepared ourselves to the drive to Stirling. The direct route would take us about 2 hours, but we …
Today we got up and thought we would see the Glasgow Science Center. We tried three times to get there, but not even our Garmin could help us navigate the crazy streets of Glasgow. So we entered Stirling into our Garmin and thought we would try a new city.
We started our day at the wonderful William Wallace Monument. It is situated on the …
... buildings of the castle date from the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Several Scottish kings and Queens have been crowned at Stirling, including Mary Queen of Scotts in 1542.
Parts of the castle have recently been renovated. There are some magnificent tapestries on display and colourful ceiling details of carved coats of arms and other decoration. Various staff rein-act ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCastlecroft Stirling
Fantastic bed and breakfast! Laura, the proprietress, is amazing. Her breakfasts are out of this world. She is really great for recommendations of what to do in the area.
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