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Hotel Colessio is perfectly situated for exploring this beautiful part of Scotland.

Stirling boasts a fantastic range of attractions that celebrate the city’s history and heritage and is conveniently located for getting out and about across Scotland, with Edinburgh and Glasgow within easy reach and beautiful Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. on the edge of the Scottish Highlands, only a 30-minute drive away.

Whatever the reason for your visit and whether your interest is historical sites, outdoor adventure, boutique shopping or fine dining, you’ll find an abundance of things to see and do.


Explore a region where famous battles occurred, national heroes were born and Scottish royalty held court.

The National Wallace Monument dominates the landscape and uncovers the legendary story of Sir William Wallace, Scotland’s ‘Braveheart’, whilst perched high on the Castle Rock the spectacular Stirling Castle, once home of Mary Queen of Scots, lets you step back in time with a visit to the Royal Palace and the Great Hall, the largest banqueting hall ever built in medieval Scotland.

Try one of the many guided walks and discover the city’s dark past on the Stirling Ghost Walk, beginning at the spooky Old Town Jail. Other places of interest include the Stirling Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Argyll’s Lodging, a superb mansion built around 1630 and the impressive 15th century Church of the Holy Rude. Or why not sample some ales at the Bridge of Allan Brewery Visitor Centre, follow the Mill Trail or visit one of the many potteries in the area, including the Barbara Davidson Pottery and Gift Shop at Muirhill Farm, Larbert, where you’ll find fine hand-thrown pottery and unique gift ideas, designed and created on the premises.

Nearby, relive the famous Battle at the Bannockburn Heritage Centre, visit Callendar House, an imposing mansion with a 900 year history, gift shop and tearoom and witness a marvellous feat of mechanical engineering at The Falkirk Wheel, the only rotating boatlift in the world.

Don’t miss the chance to explore Loch Lomond & the Trossachs, taking in many more attractions on the way including the Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park, Briarlands Farm, Doune Castle, Argaty Red Kites, Scotland's only red kite feeding station, the Rob Roy Visitor Centre and Scottish Wool Centre.


From historic trails to countryside rambles, Stirling offers some superb walking. Enjoy a stroll around many of the country parks and gardens in the area including Plean Country Park, Ochil Hills Woodland Park, Glengoulandie Park and Gargunnock House Gardens and for wildlife lovers, Flanders Moss Nature Reserve.

There’s plenty for golfers and keen anglers and nearby, the Carron Valley Bike Trails at Carron Bridge offers 10.5km of ‘big country’ mountain bike trails and you’ll enjoy a great day out with the Scottish Cycling Centre at Callander.

Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park offers something for everyone - low level and hill walking, cycling, boating, golf, wildlife watching and for the more adventurous, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing and mountain biking. For more information visit Loch Lomond National Park

Or take a cruise on the steamship along picturesque Loch Katrine, by Callander, or cruise amidst the beautiful scenery and bonnie banks of Loch Lomond with Sweeney’s Cruises.


Just a short walk from Stirling Castle, the ornate Victorian Arcade dating back to 1881, is a great place to relax and browse boutique shops catering for all, from fashion to music, jewellery to accessories, lingerie to therapies, whilst the Thistle Centre is home to many well known high street names.

Nearby you’ll find a huge selection of famous name brands at between 30-70% off RRP at Sterling Mills Designer Outlet Village, whilst pretty Bridge of Allan boasts a lovely Victorian high street with specialist shops, delis, art and traditional food shops.

Just an hour away, the Loch Lomond Outlet Centre is part of a great day out, with 18 stores selling discounted brands all under one roof and refreshments in the Galley Cafe, or head for the bustling designer shopping delights of Glasgow or Edinburgh.


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    See & Do

    Stirling boasts a fantastic range of attractions that celebrate the city’s history and heritage and is conveniently located for getting out and about across Scotland, with Edinburgh and Glasgow within easy reach and beautiful Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. on the edge of the Scottish Highlands, only a 30-minute drive away.

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The Aurora Hotel Collection is a small but growing portfolio of luxury hotels and lodges in Central Scotland. The current estate includes Glenbervie & the Coach House, near Larbert; The Kenmore Hotel & Lodges, a traditional hotel and luxury lodges nestled on the banks of the River Tay; & the boutique Hotel Colessio in Stirling is the latest addition to the luxury collection.

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