Stirling History

Stirling history is at the very centre of Scottish History from the Scottish Wars of Independence 700 years ago to the various national battle sites located around the city. Stirling Castle was of royal importance, with a number of the Scottish Royal family being born here, would believe it even had its won harbour.

As you would expect with all this Stirling history it is more than castles and battles site, but also great houses and ancient churches, old buildings and stirling's ancient bridge, the forth road bridge of its day, constructed 500 years ago.

Stirling is full of history and we are sure history enthusiasts will thoroughly enjoy unravelling the Stirling history by visiting all the sites and places this part of Scotland has to offer.


The Church of the Holy Rude

The Church of the Holy Rude is one of the finest medieval buildings in Scotland, its construction dating back to the early 15th century...

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Alloa tower by Stirling

Alloa Tower

Dating back to the 15thC it was the ancestral home of the Earls of Mar & was extensively altered in the early 18thC by the 6th Earl of Mar...

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Callendar House

Situated amidst magnificent park and woodland, Callendar House tells stories spanning 600 years of Scottish history...

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Dunblane Cathedral

Dunblane Cathedral, built upon a Christian site first established by Saint Blane around the year 600, is one of the few surviving medieval churches...

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Royal Burrough of Culross by Stirling

The Royal Burgh of Culross

The Royal Burgh of Culross was a thriving community in the 16th and 17th C with mines, iron works and salt panning...

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Cowane's Hospital

View the grandeur of the Guildhall or enjoy the sunshine beside one of Scotland's oldest bowling greens...

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