Light up November

The clocks have changed and the mercury’s falling – November is always the month when we realise we’re on the road to winter. But there’s plenty to celebrate in November, so throw another log on that fire and huddle up with your diary! Join the...

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Local Hero: Made in the Shed

Suzie Moore runs her home décor business, Made in the Shed, from her home in beautiful Stirling. Her range of boards are designed with love to help organise busy lives, as well as bring pleasure to the eye. A former team member here at Stirling Self...

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Hygge happiness: it’s time to embrace the chill

Recent research claims that the Danish are actually the happiest people on the planet, and it’s all down to ‘hygge’. Loosely pronounced ‘hoo-gah’, this term roughly translates to a cosiness of the soul, or contented mindfulness. Hygge is an appreciation of...

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Local Hero: The Hideaway Café

Tucked down a lane in beautiful Bridge of Allan is The Hideaway Café. Opened in 2014 by owner Elena Menichetti, the aptly named Hideaway is a Scandi-inspired hangout, that is ‘all about socialising and escaping’. Just a stone’s throw from one of our newest...

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Scotland: the most beautiful country in the world

Scotland has officially been voted the world’s most beautiful country, by readers of the acclaimed Rough Guides. Beating Canada and New Zealand into second and third place, Scotland was praised especially for its unspoilt beaches, brooding lochs and...

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Plan the best of times in Stirling: Autumn

Here’s where to stay, and what to do, as we leave summer behind in Stirling. Time to kick up some leaves, explore historic sites, and throw the first log on the fire! Lallybroch, on the Kersebonny Carse, sleeps 10 Sleeping up to 10, Balfron...

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Indoor activities for rainy summer days!

Let’s be honest. Summer in Scotland is beautiful, but it’s, well, unpredictable, too. So, if you’re staying with us in August and the weather forecast looks iffy, we’ve plenty of indoor events to ensure your holiday stays magical, come rain or shine!...

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Local Hero: One Allan Park Wellbeing Clinic

On a beautiful terrace near King’s Park, Stirling, there’s a place where people come, from far and wide, to rest, relax and heal. One Allan Park Wellbeing Clinic opened its doors four years ago, and has been thriving ever since. We spoke to Fiona Gavine to find out...

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Summer holiday fun in Stirling

From Highland Games to ceilidhs, to summer storytelling, music festivals and even Jedi training – Stirling has everything you could ever want for a school holiday your family will never forget! Traditional events at Stirling Highland Games Whether at Bridge of Allan's...

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Drawings in Ink: Stirling Views from a Visiting Sketcher

Recently, we came across two beautiful ink sketches of Stirling on a website named 'Urban Sketchers'.They were drawn by Fred Lynch, an artist who lives in the suburb of Winchester, Massachusetts, around ten miles from downtown Boston. His drawings of these two iconic...

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