Stirling Castle and Gowanhill

Stirling Castle is one of the largest, most important and spectacularly located castles in Scotland. This walk takes in the old heart of the city and follows paths across its hills; it is packed with history and the views are superb.


Good paths and pavements; fair amount of ascent.

Public Transport

Bus or train to Stirling.


Stirling City Centre / rail station. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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