Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Stirling

The area's history and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Stirling. Well known for its university setting, safari tours and football games, this welcoming city won't disappoint. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Stirling

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Stirling a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Blair Drummond Safari Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Falkirk Golf Club (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Kilsyth Lennox Golf Club (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Dullatur Golf Club (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Gleneagles Golf Course (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Gleneagles (13.5 mi / 21.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Stirling

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Stirling. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Botanic Gardens (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
  • The Helix (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Lake of Menteith (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Black Loch (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Muiravonside Country Park (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Drummond Castle Gardens (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Stirling

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 25 mi (40.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), which is 26 mi (41.9 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Stirling Station or Stirling Bridge Of Allan Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Stirling?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 213 holiday lettings near Stirling. From 65 Cottages to 78 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Stirling for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Stirling?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Stirling. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Stirling Station: 445 holiday lettings
  • John Cowane's Hospital: 450 holiday lettings
  • Stirling (XWB-Stirling Train Station): 445 holiday lettings
  • Old Town Jail: 452 holiday lettings
  • Bannockburn Heritage Centre: 388 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Stirling listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Stirling?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 65 Cottages in Stirling. Our other popular types of Stirling holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 78 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 65 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 57 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Stirling?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Stirling. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.