Here's what you can see and do when staying at one of our Stirlingshire cottages. Stirling lies at the crossroads of Scotland between east and west and lowland and highland.
... Read More »Its position made it one of the most important places in Scottish history. Rising high on a rocky crag above the town, the mighty castle dominates the landscape and held sway over Scottish history for centuries. In 1297 William 'Braveheart' Wallace defeated the English at Stirling Bridge - a 220ft monument to him stands nearby. The English were also defeated at the momentous Battle of Bannockburn just outside Stirling in 1314. The Trossachs National Park lies partly in Stirlingshire. The heather-clad peaks and majestic lochs including the famous Loch Lomond are known as the Highlands in miniature. For this reason self catering by Loch Lomond is a popular holiday choice and ideal for lovers of the great outdoors. For the walker there is a variety of terrain from gentle forest trails to challenging mountain peaks. For the cyclist there is an extensive network of off-road tracks including the Highland Lowland Trail, which runs from Loch Lomond to Loch Tay. On the many lochs there are excellent water sports opportunities including canoeing and sailing. If you're looking for an active holiday in the great outdoors and want to go self catering Loch Lomond and its environs offer plenty of choice and by selecting one of our holiday cottages Stirlingshire and its many attractions can be discovered. So, why not browse our selection of Stirlingshire holiday cottages including self catering on Loch Lomond to find something that catches your eye?