Discover thriving arts venues, intriguing sculpture trails and more across Loch Lomond, The Trossachs, Stirling & Forth Valley.
Stirling Smith Art Gallery & Museum is a treasure trove of the historic city’s art and artefacts, while the macrobert is a vibrant centre for contemporary art, theatre, music and film, with its treehouse being a unique and unusual creative space for children.
Rob Mulholland’s mirrored figures, The Sentinels, are likely to stop you in your tracks as you walk round Alloa and you can follow the Andy Scott Sculpture Trail through Clackmannanshire, having fun trying to decipher these unusual artworks. The Loch Ard Family Sculpture Trails near Aberfoyle can be explored on foot or by bike.
Explore the Alloa Maker's Village or enjoy a taste of the golden age of cinema at the Hippodrome, a gorgeous pre-Art Deco building in Bo’ness. The cinema celebrated its centenary in 2012 with a full programme of events including the Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema.
For fantastic arts and craft shopping, visit Antartex Village in Alexandria. This retail village was once a sheepskin factory and today is home to a variety of unique shops including Icefire Glass, a working glass studio. Head to Mansefield Studios in Arrochar to see beautiful jewellery, photography and other traditional crafts on display in the gallery.