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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Stirling

Experience history and modern entertainment all in the same city, as you discover all the fun things to do in Stirling we’ve got listed below. 

Relive Scotland’s most pivotal moments in history at some of the best places to visit in Stirling, starting with the impressive Stirling Castle, located right at the heart of the city. It’s earned its place amongst the best castles in Scotland for a reason.

Learn more about the fascinating life of Sir William Wallace as you climb to the top of the National Wallace Monument. In addition to the exhibitions, there you’ll also see performances by costumed actors at weekends; there’s no better way to bring his story to life! 

Fancy an escape from the big city? Enjoy a relaxing day filled with rural life and adorable animals at Briarlands Farm, one of the top farms for kids in the UK. Looking for something more exotic? Meet lions, rhinos and lots more amazing creatures at Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park

When it comes to indoor family attractions in Stirling, KIDZ TOWN Role-Play Centre is a must. With its beautiful zones and colourful costumes to try, it’s one of the top places for  indoor play in the UK. It’s a great one to let your little ones’ imaginations run free! 

We could talk about the great things to do in Stirling all day long but we won’t hold you any longer - time for you to explore and find your next family adventure.

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Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Stirling

  • Stirling
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Who doesn't love a trip to the cinema? Jump into movie magic at Vue Stirling, where you’ll find all your favourites, from exciting action films to hi...

Kids outside of KIDZ TOWN Role-Play Centre in Stirling

KIDZ TOWN Role-Play Centre

  • Stirling
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

What do your kids want to be when they grow up? A fearless fireman, a genius surgeon or maybe a postmaster, just like Postman Pat? Whatever it is, yo...

Kids playing football at The Peak in Stirling

The Peak

  • Stirling
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Peak features a modern multi use ice sheet which welcomes families, with ice hockey, speed skating and ice dancing sessions all available. There...

Map and booklet for The Stirling Mystery Treasure Trail

The Stirling Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Stirling
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Explore Stirling with our unique and fun packed self guided themed Treasure Trail. You and the kids will enjoy 2 hours of adventure and clue solving...

A girl bowling

AMF Bowling Stirling

  • Stirling
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Hands up, who here loves bowling?! Anyone who’s hands stayed down, prepare to have a change of heart with arcade games, air hockey and some pretty te...

Entrance to Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum

Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum

  • Stirling
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum is a museum telling the story of Stirling including models of people at work and play and lots of interesti...

Bench at Kings Park in Stirling

Kings Park

  • Stirling
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

A tremendous amount of adventure and all for free! Facilities here include several Tennis Courts, Toddler Swings, Climbing Frames, Slides and Helter...

Family walking on grounds at Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle

  • Stirling
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Stirling Castle is, without doubt, one of the grandest of all Scottish castles, both in its situation on a commanding rock outcrop and in its archite...

Regiment men at Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regime in Stirling

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regime

  • Stirling
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Museum traces over 200 years of one of Scotland's elite military regiments: The Argyll and Sutherland Highlande...

Wacky Warehouse Springkerse View

Wacky Warehouse Springkerse View

  • Stirling
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Leave the running around to the kids - sit down and enjoy a meal at Springkerse View while your little ones roam around freely at the multi-level Wac...

Battlefield at Bannockburn in Stirling

Bannockburn

  • Stirling
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The thrilling new Battle of Bannockburn experience brings history to life (and even reinvention!) using cutting edge 3D technology, audio visual exhi...

Outside view of The National Wallace Monument in Stirling

The National Wallace Monument

  • Stirling
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The National Wallace Monument Climb the tower- warning there are a lot of steps!- and see the views from the top. On the way up, you can trace the st...

Jump N Joy Trampoline Park

Jump N Joy Trampoline Park

  • Alloa
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Bouncing is the best way to travel at Jump-N-Joy with 35 performance trampolines, a Slam Dunk zone and loads more airborne action. Kids will literall...

Aerial view of Briarlands Farm in Stirling

Briarlands Farm

  • Stirling
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

A stringent dose of fresh air and family activities are what’s on the menu at Briarlands Farm. Feed the animals, bounce on the jumping pillow, have a...

Lion and cub at Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park in Stirling

Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Stirling
  • Outdoor
  • Safari Parks

Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park is a great day out for the family. Kids can enjoy getting their faces painted and will love the brand new ad...

Kids and instructors with horses at Wellsfield Equestrian Centre in Denny

Wellsfield Equestrian Centre

  • Denny
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

The BHS Approved Wellsfield Equestrian Centre provides high quality tuition and customer care, plus well trained and much loved mounts to learn on fr...

Caiman Lizard at The ZooLab Jungle Room in Falkirk

The ZooLab Jungle Room

  • Larbert
  • Indoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Creepy crawlies, slimy snakes and all things that kids love! The ZooLab Jungle Room has them plus a whole lot more! Explore an indoor rainforest expe...

Outside view of Doune Castle

Doune Castle

  • Doune
  • Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Built for the Regent Albany, Doune Castle is a magnificent late 14th century courtyard castle that kids of all ages can get imaginative about. Its mo...

Ball pit at Fuzzy Ed's Outside Inn

Fuzzy Ed's at the Outside Inn

  • Falkirk
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Looking for a great place for all the family? Head over to the Fuzzy Ed's Outside Inn - a forest-themed soft play centre where your under-12s can spe...

Red Kites at Argaty Red Kites in Doune

Argaty Red Kites

  • Doune
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Argaty Red Kites is a bird watching centre that gives you a unique chance to get close to these exciting birds and learn more about them. The aim of...

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