Suggested days out from Glasgow and Edinburgh by train
Easy accessible from both Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh by frequent trains, the town of Stirling boasts many historical features, such as the Church of the Holy Rude, where the infant King James VI was crowned in 1567, to name just one.
Double-decked Tourist buses, open on top, pass the station every half hour and will pick you up or drop you off at various locations in the town, including the world famous Castle, the University, Bannockburn Heritage Centre, the distinctive Wallace Monument and the nearby village of Bridge of Allan. There are numerous cafes, restaurants and pubs in the attractive town centre.
Journey time from Edinburgh: 50 minutes. Journey time from Glasgow: between 30 and 40 minutes, depending on service.