Back in the dim and distant, The Stirling Highland Hotel was the High School of Stirling and it produced eminent scientists, oceanographers and even an Oscar-winning animator and film director.
These days, the chalk dust has long settled.
However, the hotel still gets top marks for offering rest and relaxation to its guests.
Give yourself a gold star in leisure studies with today’s Big Deal on an overnight getaway for two at The Stirling Highland Hotel.
Within easy reach of Glasgow and Edinburgh, The Stirling Highland Hotel is perfectly located for short breaks in Stirlingshire, the Highlands and the Scottish Lowlands.
Benefitting from a rolling refurbishment, this four star hotel sits in the heart of Stirling and offers panoramic views across the Forth Valley.
Seven days a week
Available seven days a week, this offer is for two people to enjoy an overnight stay in one of the hotel’s lovely double or twin rooms with a full Scottish breakfast in the morning.
The offer also includes a three course table d’hôte dinner in the Scholar’s Restaurant. A glass of Champagne is part of the offer – perfect for making your evening sparkle.
Guests are welcome to make full use of the excellent leisure facilities.
Saturday night stays will be charged a supplement of £20 per room.
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 three course table d’hôte dinner for two in the stylish Scholars’ Restaurant.
The restaurant has been awarded an AA Rosette for its regularly changing menus which feature both traditional Scottish dishes as well as choices from further afield.
Typical starters might be the confit chicken, Parma ham and wild mushroom terrine while popular main courses include fillet of cod with fondant potato, fennel and leeks, chive cream and a pancetta crisp.
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
As well as a relaxing spa, The Stirling Highland Hotel features a Health Club which offers fantastic facilities including an extensive fitness suite with Technogym Wellness System; indoor heated swimming pool; soothing spa pool; sauna and steam room.
The Stirling Highland Hotel has plenty of admirers on TripAdvisor. This is what a recent guest had to say:
‘Excellent stay at The Stirling Highland Hotel… celebrating a special occasion… comfortable, well furnished rooms on the third floor with good views over Stirling. The restaurant was spacious with a welcoming atmosphere… friendly and attentive staff especially Calum the restaurant manager. Good food with excellent choices. The staff were friendly and efficient… This hotel is within easy walking distance to the castle and the town centre.’
An overnight getaway, three course dinner with a glass of Champagne and perhaps a couple of lazy lengths in the pool.
If that sounds like the sort of lesson which you would love to learn then hit the buy button for today’s Big Deal from The Stirling Highland Hotel.