Outlander follows the story of married army nurse Claire Randal who is mysteriously transported back in time to 1743 and thrown into a new world of dangers where her life is threatened. Stirling plays host to a number of locations used in the filming of this exciting new American series.

Stirling and the surrounding area is home to a number of locations for the filming of this series. Stirling University was used for its scenic beauty with its stunning loch side setting and inspiring views over the Ochil Hills in the background. Airthrey Castle which is situated in the grounds of the University which at one time was Airthrey estate, was also used during filmng.The University grounds are open to the public and it’s a great place to explore all year round. There are a number of lovely walks around the campus and on in to the Ochil hills for those of you feeling more energetic.

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Trossachs Trail Event

Trossachs Trail Event

Open to all businesses along the Trossachs Trail this May.

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Created as a Royal Burgh in 1124, Stirling offers a fascinating journey back in time for anyone with even a passing interest in Scottish history and heritage. Discover a unique tapestry of original, historic attractions that tell the story of our Scottish nation first hand.

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The Old Town Tour offers a hilarious mix of comedy, drama and storytelling with costumed local guides. Let us take you on a journey through the curious nooks and crannies of the Burgh, revealing some of Stirling’s strangest tales.

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Scotland is well known for its Whisky. While you’re here why not Experience the sights, smells and sounds of a true working distillery at Deanston. Or choose from over 120 malt whiskies at the Curly Coo - Stirling’s only Whisky bar. A selection of Scottish gins and Scottish craft beers are also available at this cosy pub. If you would like to learn the art of traditional brewing in Scotland pop along to the Allanwater Brewhouse where you can learn the secrets of making fine Scottish ales then refresh yourself with a pint.

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Stirling’s small size and great surrounding country side has a lot to offer cyclists of all levels. With a number of great cycle routes out into the surrounding countryside and many quiet and safe roads, cycling is a great way to explore the stunning countryside that this area has to offer.

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