Top Adventures in Stirling

  • Hike Dumyat, Scotland

    Dumyat (pronounced De-mai-it) is a hill in Stirling Scotland measuring 1,371 ft. To arrive at the "Dumyat Path", from Stirling center head towards the University of Stirling via Airthrey Rd. As soon as you have passed the roundabout and University...

    1.9 miles 600 ft gain

  • Hike Cockleroy Hill

    This is a very memorable hike that cuts through open fields and has great views of Edinburgh and its surrounding area. The ascent up Cockleroy Hill is quite challenging as it is very steep, but you'll have sheep to keep you company as you make you...

    4.25 miles

  • Explore Devil's Pulpit (Finnich Glen)

    It was hard to find it be we made it! Coordinates: 56°02'01.6"N 4°24'51.4"WBetween Croftamie and Craighat, there is an intersection (from Croftamie to Craighat it will be on you left). Park your car here and follow the main road by foot. You will ...

    0.6 miles

  • Backpacking Scotland's West Highland Way

    Let me just start by saying that this is probably the raddest hike I have ever done. Although the ideal way is to start from Glasgow and hike all the way up to Ft. William, the scenery just gets better and better as you get closer to the Ft Willia...

    96 miles 2650 ft gain

  • Catch a Sunset at the The Necropolis

    The city of Glasgow has a lot to offer and this is a gem I am happy we had the opportunity to check out while we were here. It may seem odd to suggest a graveyard, but it’s a beautiful site.  The graves are intricate and the views are endless.   ...

  • Explore the Glasgow Botanic Gardens

    This was not quite as large as the Edinburgh Royal Botanic Gardens, but it’s still fun and worth a stop.  Plus, it’s another free activity.  -Founded in 1817  -Indoor (“glasshouses”) and outdoor exhibits -Koi pond -Plenty of seating options -Peac...

  • Camp at Loch Lomond's Sallochy Campsite

    Loch Lomond is a large freshwater loch that sits on the boundary of the Scottish central lowlands and the highlands. While the loch is a popular destination for many travelers, Sallochy Campsite provides the unique opportunity to camp right on the...

  • Take in the View at Kinnoull Hill, Scotland

    Arriving at Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park is about a 1.5 mile walk from the center of town, or if arriving in a vehicle you can enter "Quarry Car Park" into your GPS and you should not have an issue.Once there you can leave your vehicle in the Quarr...

    0.5 miles

  • Explore the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh

    Just a 1.5 mile walk from Edinburgh Castle is the Royal Botanic Garden of Edinburgh.  It’s worth a stop and you could easily spend 1-4 hours here. Plus, it’s a fun walk from downtown Edinburgh.  There’s plenty of shops and restaurants along the wa...

  • Explore Edinburgh Castle

    This historic castle sits atop Castle Rock high above the city of Edinburgh. Humans have occupied the area with some form of a fortress since the 2nnd century. The first royal castle was built in the 12th century and has continued to present time....

    3 miles 500 ft gain

  • Stroll Victoria Street

    It’s a must do while in Edinburgh.  It’s featured in films like Cloud Atlas, One Day, and Eurovision. It’s even said to be the inspiration for Diagon Alley in Harry Potter! Check out the shops, grab a drink at one of the coffee shops or restaurant...

  • Hike Up Calton Hill

    Calton hill is a great place and one of the easiest places to watch a beautiful Scottish sunset....as long as the weather cooperates. I tried for three days in a row to catch a great sunset from the top of Calton Hill. I was able to capture an ave...

    2 miles 300 ft gain

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