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Our tour of Stirlingshire
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Stirlingshire is a historic county absolutely crammed with interesting and exciting activities and adventures perfectly positioned in central Scotland. Only about a half hours drive from Glasgow this gem of an area has incredible stories to tell of the history not only of the Stirlingshire area but how Scotland has evolved to how it looks today. Stirlingshire isn’t all just about historic battle grounds and castles tho, the wildlife and countryside is second to none with the Loch Lomond National Park just to the west.
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We would like to introduce you to a collection of our favourite activities, tours and places of interest giving you a helping hand on finding the best places to visit while exploring this magic area, as well as our favourite hotels to stop for a quick cuppa or a bit of lunch. However, no matter what you do or go and see we can pretty much guarantee you will have a wonderful experience.
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Hotel recommendations
"Beautiful locations for a bite to eat"
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Stop off at one of our recommended hotels for a bit of lunch or afternoon tea, or why not make a weekend of it and book into the hotel for a few nights away and explore the beautiful Stirlingshire area at your leisure.
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Argaty Red kites
Red kites were actually extinct in Scotland from as far back as the 19th century, this was mainly because they were being persecuted by sporting estates, taxidermy and egg collecting, before this red kites were seen quite often and one of our main raptors.
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In 1996 the first 19 red kites were released in central Scotland and they actually first nested in 1998 and five young fledged. Now it is believed the number of breeding pairs are over a thousand.
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One of the best places to see these beautiful birds of prey is at the Argaty Red Kites hides near the village of Doune. Everyday at certain times in the afternoon the farm owners puts out feed for these majestic birds and even though they are wild you soon see them perched on trees or circling high in the skies above and when it looks safe they produce an incredible show as they swoop down, grab a scrap of meat and then eat it in flight. It is a fascinating display where you will capture some amazing photographic shots. It is a working farm so it is advisable to give them a ring before you go.
Tel: 01786 841 373
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Battle of Bannockburn
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Blair Drummond
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Cambuskenneth Abbey
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Doune Castle
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Inchmahone Priory
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Loch Katrine Tour
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Queen Elizabeth Forest Park
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Stirling Castle
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Wallace Monument
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Alba Experiences
"VIP Travel Tours"
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Alba Experiences
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Why not book a V.I.P day out in style with one of the finest tour guides in Ayrshire.
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Stirlingshire
"The best of the rest"
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