Holiday Cottages in Stirling and Falkirk

Stirling and Falkirk has a great wealth of landmarks and intriguing attractions to keep even the most active visitor busy! So whether you want to entertain the whole family, discover exciting outdoor activities or simply relax and get away from it all, this area is ideal. Chat to the locals to get a feel for this areas culture and traditions, then sample fresh, locally produced food and drink at one of the many smart restaurants. An idyllic holiday cottage is the perfect place to return to after days out exploring Stirling and Falkirk.

Self-Catering in Stirling and Falkirk

Set your own pace and have the freedom to tailor your holiday to your exact needs, with a self-catering break in Stirling and Falkirk. Whether you want to wander round art galleries and museums, seeing which amazing piece is around the next corner, discover ancient buildings with interesting architecture, or try your hand at clay pigeon shooting, there is something for everyone. Try traditional, local Scottish food and drink when eating out or buy fresh produce and create your own delicious dishes for friends and family.

Stirling and Falkirk Accommodation

There is a great variety of accommodation to choose from for your self-catering break in Stirling and Falkirk. Stay close to amenities and attractions with a stylish town house, or enjoy a more secluded location in a pretty countryside cottage. For a romantic retreat, there are picturesque properties with wonderful views, or choose a larger cottage, ideal for exploring all the landmarks, and perfect for a group or the whole family.

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Stirling & Falkirk
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Sitting in an enviable location in beautiful central Scotland, Stirling and Falkirk is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing break. Explore the medieval old-town of Stirling, situated on the banks of the picturesque River Forth, to appreciate the area’s history, before venturing out into the wonderful, rolling countryside. Immerse yourself in Stirling and Falkirk’s past with a visit to one of the stunning abbeys in this area, or learn about an inspirational national hero with a visit to the National Wallace Monument.

Places to go in Stirling & Falkirk

With so much to see and do in Stirling and Falkirk, you can pick and choose your perfect days out. If you want to explore the great outdoors, take a trip to the bubbling waterfall at the Falls of Falloch, after a stroll up the trail, you will discover a lovely, picturesque spot, the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing picnic. If you fancy something more historic, try the Bannockburn Battlefield and Heritage Centre, the scene of the Scottish victory, which pushed the English back. See the impressive monument and learn about the historical importance of the site in the visitors centre.

Our top picks in Stirling & Falkirk

We want you to enjoy the best that Stirling and Falkirk has to offer, so here’s a selection of our favourite things to see and do;

Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle

This wonderfully impressive castle was home to generations of Scottish monarchs, and is a fantastic example of Renaissance architecture. Take in the delightful tapestries and learn about the castle and Stirling battlefields’ history in the museum, before ascending to the top of the castle to take in the stunning, far-reaching views out over the stone walls. Stirling Castle is an amazing piece of Scottish history, which will impress any visitor.

Sea lion show
Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park

If you fancy something different, the Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure park provides a great day out that the whole family will love. Take in the Birds of Prey centre and watch an informative display, where you get to see the magnificent birds in action, before exploring the Adventure Playground. Stop for a picnic or eat at the onsite café, before seeing a Sea Lion Show. With so much to see and do this safari and adventure park provides a fun-packed day out.

Callender House
Callender House

Dating back six hundred years, the wonderful architecture of Callender House has been amazingly well preserved, and the love and care that goes into the upkeep of this wonderful building is clear to see. See traditional costume being worn and take the opportunity to sample Georgian food, all prepared in Callender House’s authentic kitchens. A great, educational day out at the house is topped off by a relaxing break by the picturesque lake in the extensive grounds.

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