Stirling - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
Panorama showing some of the old buildings in the heart of Stirling, Scotland.
Stirling - FURTHER INFORMATION
Stirling - Stirling visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Stirling' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Stirlingshire.
Stirling is an ancient city on the border between the Highlands and Lowlands in the middle of Scotland. Built next to the River Forth , this city has much to offer visitors. The Stirling Tourist Information Centre, which provides maps of the tourist attractions around the city as well as advice on booking hotels and Bed and Breakfast places.
Most attractions are clustered around the Old Town, and the most popular attraction of all is Sterling Castle, which dominates the city from the top of Castle Hill. Nearby are the Church of the Holy Rude, the Tollbooth and Mercat Building, Cowane's Hospital and Stirling Old Town Jail. Paths lead down from the castle through woods to King's Knot and the old Royal Gardens.
Along Dumbarton Road and Albert Place, just outside the Old Town Walls, are the Stirling Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Stirling Bowling Club and the Tourist Information Centre.
Other major landmarks in and around Stirling popular with visitors include the Old Stirling Bridge, Stirling Old Harbour, the National Wallace Monument, Bannockburn Heritage Centre and the remains of Cambuskenneth Abbey.
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
Train: Stirling Station
Road: Stirling is and 36 miles west of Edinburgh on the M9 and 30 miles northeast of Glasgow on the A80 and M80.