Stirling was also the site of Scotland’s first powered flight in 1909 by Frank and Harold Barnwell and plays host to many famous hauntings like the Green Lady of the Castle and the nearby “Settle Inn” is considered one of the most haunted places in Scotland.
It is also supposed that Stirling is the fortress of luddeu or Urbs Giudi where Oswiu of Northumbria was besieged by Penda of Mercia in 655.
As a visitor to Stirling and the surrounding area you’ll never be short of things to do. The world famous Falkirk Wheel is just a short distance away, and many of Scotland’s first class golf courses are easily reachable. Blair Drummond Safari Park is a short drive away into the beautiful surrounding countryside and you can’t miss visiting thecastle and the Old Town Jail.