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8 top tips for visiting Stirling

by March 16, 2015

We asked people on Twitter and Facebook where they would take first time visitors to Stirling, and had a great response – thanks...

History and golf – that’s par for the course in Scotland

by June 26, 2014

I guess you could say that it’s an unlikely match. Golf and history don’t seem like they would be natural...

Armed Forces Day, Stirling: We talk to the Red Arrows

by June 19, 2014

For me personally, the sleek jets of the Red Arrows flying in formation, with their unmistakable blue, red and white...

Discover more about the man who will lead thousands at Pipefest

by June 4, 2014

June 27 2014 won’t be any old day for Pipe Major Ian Duncan. It will be the day he is...

Mother’s Day – explore the power behind the throne

by March 28, 2014

There’s plenty ways to celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend, whether it’s with flowers, chocolates or afternoon tea. But you can...

Follow Pipefest on a march through Stirling’s fascinating history

by March 27, 2014

Stirling’s Big Weekend is just a few months away, so if you haven’t done so already, clear your diaries! Running...

Prepare for battle at Bannockburn: Scottish history comes charging at you in 2014

by February 21, 2014

Battle of Bannockburn visitor centre In case you’re not overly familiar with Scottish history, the famous Battle of Bannockburn 1314...

Scotland celebrates LGBT History Month

by February 5, 2014

February is LGBT History Month, an international celebration of all things lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans* and more. This year, as...

My pick of 10 interesting castles in Scotland

by October 25, 2013

It goes without saying that when it comes to castles, Scotland has some of the finest in the world. From...

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