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Stirling Castle

It’s new year, a new semester, and there are loads of new adventures on the horizon. I was actually meant to have an adventure last Saturday – my friends and I were going to travel to the Scottish highlands for the weekend to go hiking and play in the snow. 358 more words


Diana Gabaldon

At the end of November with my friend Jan and our lovely husbands we went to Stirling Castle to listen to and meet Diana Gabaldon. This was an event as part of Scottish Book Week. 28 more words


Stirling Castle

Just 45 minutes from Edinburgh lies Stirling, a pleasant medieval town and a castle that is arguably the most important castle in Scottish history.

As the saying goes, “he who holds Stirling, holds Scotland.” Due to its geographical location, if a king was in control of Stirling castle, they could rule over and defend Scotland. 212 more words


City Discovery: Stirling, Scotland - The Gateway to the Highlands

Stirling is one of Scotland’s most historic cities, which many major battles for Scottish independence took place in and around. Once the capital of Scotland, the city is surrounded by a large fortress and medieval old town now mixed in with a contemporary, university town. 1,151 more words


Stirling Castle...

One thing we’ve learned about Scotland so far, is if you see a patch of light, grab it- it mightn’t be there when next you look. 468 more words


The Great Tapestry of Scotland

This is a film on the Great Tapestry of Scotland when it visited Stirling Castle.

The soundtrack is by Mercury Award finalist C Duncan.

Past and Present (to catch the watcher’s eye) from omphalos on Vimeo.


Scotland! Searching for Brigadoon... The Highlands!

I’ve always loved reading books and watching movies that are set in another time and place, I also love all things magical and fantasy related, so it’s no wonder that visiting a magical place like Scotland was high on my wish list! 750 more words