Family Holidays in Stirling
With activities and attractions crammed into this beautiful region you can brush up on your history at a host of famous attractions. Take a trip to The Old Jail in Stirling, first opened in 1847 the jail paints a frightening picture of what it would have been like to be imprisoned in the 1800’s. With the chance to meet live actors and tours round the different sections of the jail you get to hear the experiences of past inmates of this famous jail.
With two castles you’re spoilt for choice with the beautiful Stirling and Doune castles both offering the chance to revisit the world of Scotland’s Renaissance Kings and Queens. The National Wallace Monument is a must see in Stirling, for over 140 years this world famous monument has fascinated visitors with its exhibits and displays telling the story of Sir William Wallace. With two amazing attractions centred on animals you and your family can learn all about the exotic species of the most remote areas of the world. Blair Drummond Safari and Zoo, spread over 120 acres, offers a drive through reserve, boat safari and a free safari bus for visitors ticking all the boxes for a day out in Stirling. On the other hand if you’re looking for a slower paced day the Falls of Falloch with tranquil walking routes and beautiful falls this is the ideal location for a relaxing day out.
If you as parents are looking to get some relaxing time away from the children look no further than Deanston Distillery introducing you to the world of Scotch whiskey and educate you on the history of whiskey and giving you the chance to sample a range of Scottish whiskey. In addition to this the if you’re looking for a more active day out there are a plethora of walking and cycling trails that take you through the countryside and coastline giving the opportunity to view stunning coastal sites.
Whatever your family’s interests you’re sure to have a memorable family holiday in Stirling.
Find out more about the attractions and activities taking place in the region in our Things to Do section, and use the Accommodation search to find family friendly pubs and inns offering bed and breakfast.
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