The Best Things To Do In Stirling Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

Best Things To Do & Days Out In Stirling

Relive Scotland’s most pivotal moments in history as you explore some of the best things to do in Stirling.

At the heart of the city sits the impressive Stirling Castle. It commands attention as soon as you arrive as one of the grandest castles in Scotland. Children will love exploring the grounds, which includes the great hall, gardens, royal palace and more. Bursting with art, artifacts, tapestries and treasures it’s a delectable and diverse detour into history.

Discover more about Sir William Wallace as you climb to the top of the National Wallace Monument. A patriot, martyr and Guardian of Scotland he fought bravely for Scotland against the English King and died for his loyalties. There are exhibitions throughout and performances by costumed actors at weekends to help bring his story to life on a Stirling family day out.

Relive the Battle of Bannockburn, where Robert the Bruce faced Edward II to fight for Scottish Independence, with the use of 3D technology, special effects and battle games that put you at the heart of the action. The landscape itself is maintained and respected, with some restored commemorative monuments, such as the statue of Robert the Bruce. Take the time to absorb the atmosphere of this significant place in Scotland’s heritage.

Back in the present day Stirling has lots of other familiy activities and attractions to offer, from ice skating, climbing and swimming at The Peak to enjoying the open space, play equipment, sports facilities and sand pit at Kings Park.

  1. Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

    Vue Stirling

    Stirling

    Cinemas and TheatresCinemas and Theatres

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 0.2 miles from Stirling
  2. Kids outside of KIDZ TOWN Role-Play Centre in Stirling

    KIDZ TOWN Role-Play Centre

    Stirling

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 0.3 miles from Stirling
  3. Kids playing football at The Peak in Stirling

    The Peak

    Stirling

    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming Pools and Leisure Centres

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 0.3 miles from Stirling
  4. Map and booklet for The Stirling Mystery Treasure Trail

    The Stirling Mystery Treasure Trail

    Stirling

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Suitable for 9+ Outdoor 0.5 miles from Stirling
  5. A girl bowling

    AMF Bowling Stirling

    Stirling

    Ten Pin Bowling AlleysTen Pin Bowling Alleys

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 0.5 miles from Stirling
  6. Entrance to Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum

    Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum

    Stirling

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 0.6 miles from Stirling
  7. Bench at Kings Park in Stirling

    Kings Park

    Stirling

    Parks and PlaygroundsParks and Playgrounds

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 0.6 miles from Stirling
  8. Family walking on grounds at Stirling Castle

    Stirling Castle

    Stirling

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 0.8 miles from Stirling
  9. Regiment men at Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regime in Stirling

    Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regime

    Stirling

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 0.8 miles from Stirling
  10. Wacky Warehouse Springkerse View

    Wacky Warehouse Springkerse View

    Stirling

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 1 mile from Stirling
  11. Battlefield at Bannockburn in Stirling

    Bannockburn

    Stirling

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 1.6 miles from Stirling
  12. Outside view of The National Wallace Monument in Stirling

    The National Wallace Monument

    Stirling

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 1.7 miles from Stirling
  13. Jump N Joy Trampoline Park

    Jump N Joy Trampoline Park

    Alloa

    Trampoline ParksTrampoline Parks

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 3.5 miles from Stirling
  14. Aerial view of Briarlands Farm in Stirling

    Briarlands Farm

    Stirling

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 4.8 miles from Stirling
  15. Lion and cub at Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park in Stirling

    Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park

    Stirling

    Safari ParksSafari Parks

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 5.1 miles from Stirling
  16. Kids and instructors with horses at Wellsfield Equestrian Centre in Denny

    Wellsfield Equestrian Centre

    Denny

    Horse Riding and StablesHorse Riding and Stables

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 6.1 miles from Stirling
  17. Outside view of Doune Castle

    Doune Castle

    Doune

    Castles and PalacesCastles and Palaces

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 6.6 miles from Stirling
  18. Ball pit at Fuzzy Ed's Outside Inn

    Fuzzy Ed's at the Outside Inn

    Falkirk

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 7.1 miles from Stirling
  19. Red Kites at Argaty Red Kites in Doune

    Argaty Red Kites

    Doune

    Zoos and Wildlife ParksZoos and Wildlife Parks

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 7.2 miles from Stirling
  20. Racing team at Xtreme Karting Falkirk

    Xtreme Karting Falkirk

    Falkirk

    Go Karting and DrivingGo Karting and Driving

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 8 miles from Stirling