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Tuesday, 03 June 2014 18:38

Stirling Castle

There are many castles in Scotland and each hold their own significance and grandness, but Stirling Castle really is pretty special thanks to its imposing position which has always gave it great strategic importance and with it being at the centre of the Wars of Scottish Independence, Its links to both William Wallace and Robert the Bruce contributes to its legendary status.
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Young visitors to Stirling Castle will be able to learn more about it with a new, interactive section on the Castle’s website; Kids Castle. Fun and educational, it is designed to help children and their families discover more about the iconic landmark before, during and after their visit.

Published in Scottish Tourism News
Monday, 08 July 2013 14:12

Dunblane Cathedral

One of Scotland’s noblest medieval churches. The lower part of the tower is Romanesque, but the larger part of the building is of the 13th century.

Since it’s #Stirlinghour tonight on Twitter between 9-10pm, we have decided to illustrate why we at SearchScotland.ORG love the area so much. We hope to do this every week highlighting a different theme, this week’s being the area’s “Wars of Independence” history.
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Visitors to Stirling Castle will be able to experience where one of the most notorious events in Scotland’s history took place this weekend (22nd – 24th February).

Published in Scottish Tourism News
Monday, 10 September 2012 20:51

Doune Castle

Built for the Regent Albany, Doune Castle is a magnificent late 14th century courtyard castle. 

The story of one of Scotland’s most famous battles, The Battle of Bannockburn, is to be brought to life at Stirling Castle.

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Tuesday, 05 July 2011 11:38

A Visit to the Blairdrummond Safari Park

On Saturday the 2nd of July we headed to the Blairdrummond Safari Park near Stirling. We went because of my daughter’s 5th birthday and we couldn't have picked a better day, the weather was glorious. The only problem with it being so lovely were the crowds, but after the initial kerfuffle at the entrance, we soon forgot all about it.
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Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs Fiona Hyslop today unveiled the new gallery that will display the original collection of Renaissance sculptures known as the Stirling Heads.

Ahead of the opening of the refurbished Royal Palace accommodation at Stirling Castle on Saturday June 4, Ms Hyslop revealed the new climate-controlled exhibition gallery.
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Please note there will be no parking on the Esplanade at the castle on the 4th and 5th June.
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