Stirling and The Highlands ...

 

Known as the 'Gateway to the Highlands' Stirling is Scotland's newest city. Being a university city this place has the buzz and activity you would expect. To soak up the ambiance visit the art galleries and museums in the Old Town and go along to one of the many live venues. Shoppers are taken care of with the Thistles Centre and Crawford Arcade.

Featured Stirling and The Highlands Hotels

Dunalastair Hotel Suites is a privately owned Victorian hotel, located on the village square of Kinloch Rannoch, on the edge of Loch Rannoch and the 'Schiehallion' mountain. Guests can enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast at this property. Rooms have been individually decorated with a mix of antique and modern fittings. Bedrooms include an en suite bathroom complete with bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary The White Company toiletries. A hospitality tray and flat-screen TVs are featured, with suites also offering kitchenettes. Dunalastair Hotel Suites features a fine-dining restaurant with options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy the lounge room and a quiet conservatory. Pitlochry is 20.5 miles from the hotel, and the area is well known for hiking, fishing and golfing, and guests can reach Loch Tummel within a 30-minute drive. Fort William is 69.5 miles from Dunalastair Hotel Suites.
The Airds hotel and restaurant is an 18th century converted ferry inn which has over the years been converted into a luxury 4 red star hotel with outstanding views over Loch Linnhe and the Morvern mountains beyond. The award winning restaurant is renowned for consistently achieving 3 rosettes for the food and Master Chef Paul Burns, continuously wins award after award for his culinary skills. The lounges offer a place to relax amidst sophisticated decor and roaring log fires. The 11 bedrooms and suites are individually decorated and all have luxury furnishings with marble top bathrooms, fluffy bathrobes and bulgari toiletries. The garden has spectacular views over Loch Linnhe and boasts a croquet lawn and putting area, with summer house, from which to enjoy afternoon tea.

stay

You can relax in the comfort of one of the 120 luxurious individually designed bedrooms enjoying the range of fantastic facilities and the therapies available at the "Cloud Nine Leisure & Beauty Spa". The Glasshouse Restaurant and Bar offers a wide range of traditional cuisine. Complimentary car parking and complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel area.

sleep

Airth Castle features 125 bedrooms and suites both in the Castle and the Hotel, including six junior suites, three four poster suites and a master suite. Comprising Executive, Luxury, Classic and Superior rooms, you’ll find every modern convenience in these chic, yet elegant rooms – from sumptuous bathrooms with luxury amenities to the latest in 21st century technology – wi-fi internet access and wide screen televisions with satellite TV.

eat/drink

Airth Castle offers a fantastic restaurant and bar that are open to both hotel guests and non-residents. Children are also very welcome and we offer a great selection of dishes especially for them. Lauded by world-famous chefs including Gordon Ramsay, Heston Blumenthal and Jason Atherton, Airth Castle Hotel and Spa is proud to be one of the few venues in the UK to feature an Inka Grill. Of Spanish origin, the Inka is a sealed oven, fuelled by a Bincho-tan ‘white’ hardwood oak charcoal, which grills meat, fish and vegetables swiftly and perfectly – creating unrivalled flavours for discriminating diners. The outstanding menu is matched by an extensive drinks list, featuring wines, champagnes, ports and cognacs to suit any occasion.

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In the grounds of the luxury Airth Castle Hotel you’ll discover central Scotland’s most luxurious spa and leisure club – featuring six indulgent treatment rooms, a relaxation area, tanning salon, an indoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam room and solarium; and, the more energetic, can take advantage of our gym which was recently refurbished and features the latest Technogym equipment with built-in touch screen plasma TVs offering a range of satellite channels and iPod compatible docks.

meet

Elegant meeting spaces designed around your needs. A boardroom for 4 delegates or a conference set for 200+ attendees, they have the perfect setting to host all kinds of meetings and conferences. They also specialise in trade shows and product launches and, with such an elegant location as a backdrop to your event, there can be no better platform to unveil your exciting new product to the world. At Airth Castle Hotel they take care of all your technology needs so that you can focus on your event. They supply an extensive range of equipment and their on-site technology manager and team are on hand to offer technical advice and support.

celebrate

With a variety of opulent wedding suites, each with its own individual character, Airth Castle caters for all sizes of weddings up to 300 guests. The magnificent Dunmore Suite with its vaulted ceiling and unique octagonal shape is perfect for larger parties, while the Castle Suite with its grand picture windows overlooking the perfectly manicured gardens will suit more intimate gatherings. There is also the stunning Bruce Suite, while the exquisite Wallace Suite offers a romantic setting to exchange your vows (Airth Castle Hotel is licensed to hold Civil Wedding Ceremonies).

location

Travelling from the West (Glasgow) From the M8 take the junction for the M80 heading for Stirling, from this road you then join the A80 and onwards to the A876 then the M9. From the M9 you will take Junction 7 (Kincardine Bridge) M876 and follow this until you reach the roundabout. Take the first exit off the roundabout towards Airth (A905). The hotel is approximately 600 metres along this road on the left and is well signposted. Travelling from the East (Edinburgh) From Edinburgh take the A8 past the airport towards the Newbridge roundabout. From the roundabout take the 4th exit on to the M9 towards Forth Road Bridge / Stirling. Stay on this motorway until you reach junction 7 and take this exit (Kincardine Bridge) this will take you onto the M876 and follow this until you reach the roundabout. Take the first exit off the roundabout towards Airth (905). The hotel is approximately 600 metres along this road on the left and is well signposted. Travelling from the North (Stirling) From Stirling take the M9 South, signed for Edinburgh, until you reach Junction 7 and take this exit (Kincardine Bridge) this will take you onto the M876 and follow this until you reach the roundabout. Take the first exit off the roundabout towards Airth (A905). The Hotel is approximately 600 metres along this road on the left and is well sign posted.
  • Highland Dancing and Pipe Band Displays Music

    Every Tuesday in July and August

    Come and enjoy a short half hour display of Highland Dancing provided by a local dancing school and piper. This is followed by a stirring half hour performance by a local pipe band playing traditional jigs, reels and strathspeys.

    Every Tuesday in July and August

    Come and enjoy a short half hour display of Highland Dancing provided by a local dancing school and piper. This is followed by a stirring half hour performance by a local pipe band playing traditional jigs, reels and strathspeys.

    Tue 05 July
    7.15-8.15pm
    Stirling Castle Esplanade
    FREE (Voluntary Donations)
    email ~ info@stirling-tourism.co.uk