Beautiful countryside, with the hills rising up to the north, Stirling has been described as the gateway to the highlands. Stirling castle and many other historic buildings including the Wallace Monument (bus at door - 10 mins or so) hill walking, golf , fishing , riding , biking -an essential place to visit for tourists interested in Scotland's history and an ideal base from which to explore. Scotland's first National Park at Loch Lomond and the Trossachs is nearby. Edinburgh and Glasgow each 1/2 hour away.
Wonderfully decorated ornate Victorian building with fun and colourful rooms. First and second floors above shops.
Ground floor entrance, with bike storage, six dorms on three floors sleeping 4 - 16 each plus one double and one twin room. Toilets and showers on each floor. Large welcoming common room and well-equipped self-catering kitchen. Reception area has pay phone. All newly and attractively decorated.
Lots of pubs and night clubs nearby . An internet cafe across the road (special deals avialable)and the train station 2 minutes walk down the road and a bus stop on the doorstep with a pizzaria on the corner of the street among other handy places to eat. Stirling University has conference facilities and theatre etc. Bowling, swimming, shopping, halls to rent. Art gallery and all the facilities of a thriving university town.
All bed linen (including duvets) Hot showers. Well equipped kitchen. A large living room with occasional live music and free histoy guide of Stirling on special days.(please ask). Tourism advice. Continental breakfast for small extra charge. Special deal at Internet cafe.
Very few (no curfew). No smoking in dormitories.
£10 a night for dorm. bunk.
£13 for twin room
£14 for double room
54 beds, booking a good idea but not always essential.
4 for double room
Phone 44 (0)1786 446773
From Stirling Railway station go straight up station road towards Arcade. turn right along Murray Place. Hostel on left.
Discounts avaiable for block bookings. Please ask.