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Stirling - The Gateway to the Highlands

Stirling, the thriving destination in Scotland also known as the “Gateway to the highlands”, is a city with plenty to explore and experience. The rugged hills, splendid sceneries and unspoilt outdoors makes the city one of the shinning jewels of Scotland. With its roots dating back to the Stone Age, this city strikes the right balance with all the features you'll look for in any other modern city.

Being a top tourist hangout, Stirling flaunts an array of things to see and do, from its ancient castles narrating its glorious past, to the happening nightlife of the city. You'll be spoiled of options here, so much for everyone that, you will love it any day. Its well linked roads and rail lines helps you to connect to the nearby cities including Edinburgh and Glasgow.

The vast and impressive history of Stirling is widely seen in the list of ancient sites and monuments this city holds. How can one forget the stunning structure of National Wallace Monument which commemorates the 13th century hero of Scotland. The monument, which is open for the public to explore, features a long, spiral staircase to the very top viewing gallery; although it is a real challenge to get to the top, the view is well worth it. Stirling also holds some of the most oldest and historic churches in the Britain. The Holy Rude Church remains the important of all the other churches in stirling; the church is open to the public and happens to be the popular place among visitors.

But if you think Stirling is all about history and ancient legends and sites, then you may be wrong. You have plenty more things here, from choice of outdoor activities and event to a mix of party ideas and hangouts to explore. The city has even got an attractive market area with a mix of shops and stores to splurge.

Relatively busy with tourists and travelers through out the year, the best time to visit Stirling is during summers. This city also offers an array of accommodation choices including hotels, cottages, B&B's, guest house, self catering cottages to budget accommodations. With a happening night life and party scene you will love to party here and for more, you have restaurants, bars, clubs, pubs, cafes and many other night hideouts to look for. Trust us, you have plenty of choices to have fun here. Stirling is truly incredible!

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