Stirling holiday rentals
The Middleages city of Stirling in eastern Scotland, which lies on the North sea coast as well as the Forth River, offers interesting insights into the history of Scotland, stunning mountias and impressive monuments. Stirling is described as a door to the Highlands, as it represents the impressive transition from the lowland to the famous mountainous highlands. To rent a holiday home in Stirling is the best way to go to the historic city of Glasgow and Edinburgh as the city lies between them.
Holiday homes in the middle of history
The historical significance of the city lies in the Scottish wars for independence, in which William Wallace, a Scottish freedom fighter in the 13th century prevailed and took over the city. The Wallace Monument was built on a mountain around Stirling with an impressive view. Here you can find more information about the Scottish war of independence around Wallace as well as his well-preserved sword. If you are interested in the history of Scotland, stay at a holiday home in Stirling and relax at the venue of the major battles of Scotland.
As well as this, on the edge of Stirling around the old town on castle hill lies the Stirling Castle. The castle played a crucial role through its strategic location in Scottish history and offers extraordinary insights into the life and presence of the King of Scotland. From Stirling Castle, you will have a stunning view of the oldtown of Stirling and the surrounding area and the Church of the Holy Rude, with its stain glassed windows and impressive architecture, it is not to be missed.
Beyond the history -Activities in Stirling
Stirling offers through its location on the edge of the highlands plenty of walking opportunities, whereby it is highly recommended to bring a raincoat, as it often rains in this region! The idyllic Panoramas will cause you to fall in love with the classical Scottish countryside. There is also nightlife in Stirling, with bars and clubs around the city and all within easy reach of any holiday home in Stirling.
Scotland in general is known for its pricey beers and high-quality whisky, which are worth the hype. Visit the local Deanston Destiller and Brewery Visitor Centre to try these for yourself fresh from the source. Stirling offers very good local dishes in numerous restaurants, but also international dishes. Shopping is also high on the priority list when you visit Stirling, there are markets but also a large shopping arcade. Stirling is also well known for its ceramic goods and is hard to beat anywhere else. If you want to see more of what Scotland has to offer, then don’t miss out on visiting Glasgow and Edinburgh!