Formerly the city’s High School, the building which now houses The Stirling Highland Hotel has doubtless seen its fair share of star pupils; A grades and bright, young scholars.
If you’re the sort who would rather play truant than do your homework, then bunk off the office/chores/DIY and take up today’s Big Deal on an overnight dinner, bed and breakfast stay at The Stirling Highland Hotel.
Within easy reach of Glasgow and Edinburgh, the four star Stirling Highland Hotel is perfectly located for short breaks in Stirlingshire, the Highlands and the Scottish Lowlands.
The hotel sits in the heart of Stirling and offers panoramic views across the Forth Valley.
Available Friday to Sunday, the offer is for two people to enjoy an overnight stay in one of the hotel’s standard double or twin rooms with a full Scottish breakfast in the morning. The offer also includes a 3 course dinner in the Scholar’s Restaurant and full use of the excellent leisure facilities.
If you really want to make a weekend of it then you can buy multiple vouchers and stay consecutive nights.
Retaining the charm and character of the original building but with the contemporary comforts you would expect, guest rooms are light and airy. Features include free WiFi, complimentary refreshment trays, an iron and ironing board.
As well as a full Scottish breakfast, the offer includes a 3 course dinner for two in the stylish Scholars’ Restaurant.
The restaurant has been awarded an AA Rosette for its menus which feature both traditional Scottish dishes as well as choices from further afield. Typical starters might be the Cullen skink or the ham hough terrine while popular main courses include the Scottish seafood pie, Guinea fowl or Mushroom Risotto. Certain dishes, such as the fillet steak will incur a supplement.
After dinner, guests can enjoy a nightcap in the Headmaster’s Study bar.
Swim for it
The Health Club at The Stirling Highland Hotel offers fantastic facilities including an extensive fitness suite with Technogym Wellness System; indoor heated swimming pool; soothing spa pool; sauna and steam room.
There are also the Beauty Rooms where, for an extra charge, guests can enjoy a full range of health and beauty treatments.
See & do
There is so much history to explore in the surrounding area. The hotel is just minutes from Stirling Castle where Mary Queen of Scots was crowned and eight Scottish sieges took place. You’ll also find the Church of the Holy Rude, founded in 1129, and the Wallace Monument which stands tall above the city. If you prefer to get out in the great outdoors the Trossachs National Park is only 15 miles away.
The Stirling Highland Hotel has lots of fans on TripAdvisor. This is what one recent guest had to say of her stay:
‘Lovely hotel. Recently stayed at the Stirling Highland Hotel with my boyfriend. Really impressed by hotel location, lovely room (clean, modern and big comfy bed) and friendly staff. Breakfast was of a good standard and staff were very attentive. Special mention for great leisure facilities; pool, steam room, sauna and Jacuzzi. Thoroughly recommend this hotel and will be back ourselves.’