If you don't mind setting up base 19 kilometres outside of the center, check out the suburb of Cumbernauld. It has 2 hotels available, such as The Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort and Black Bull with Rooms.
If you enjoy learning about history, a stop at National Wallace Monument will be time well spent. Stirling Court Hotel and Holiday Inn Express Stirling are suitable places to stay if you want to be near this attraction. Tolbooth is a popular space for live music concerts. Stay at Cook's of Stirling and Kerrann B&B and you can drop by this site as much as you like.
This area offers just a small number of no-frills accommodations for travellers on a shoestring. The Hillview Cottage is one of the best options.
For more options, checkout the CLC Duchally Country Estate and the Royal Hotel. They are located 20 kilometres and 4 kilometres respectively from the center. Wotif also recommends the Crieff Hydro and the Queens Hotel. The first is 30 kilometres away from the center, while the other is 4 kilometres away.
If you'd like to check out some close by cities, consider Fishcross and Kinbuck. Travel 10 kilometres to the east from Stirling and you'll find Fishcross. That said, Kinbuck is 12 kilometres to the north. Fishcross hotels are the Christina House and Inglewood House and Spa. The DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro and Cromlix are some of the ones in Kinbuck.
Aussies are famous for their love of sport, so why not visit Celtic Park? Celtic Park can be found to the southwest of Stirling. Sleep right near the action at the Dreamhouse Apartments Glasgow City Centre or the Spires Glasgow.
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