Our Friends

Our Friends


Stirling University – The Vacation Campus offers a superb range of holiday accommodation – from secluded Scandinavian style timber chalets to modern apartment complexes – providing the ideal location to match every holidaymaker’s needs and budget . As well as an exceptional range of great value accommodation, the University of Stirling offers unrivalled sporting and leisure facilities and provides the ideal base for your Scottish self catering break.

Stationmasters LodgeSet in the peaceful village of Strome Ferry on the shore of Loch Carron, Stationmasters Hostel offers a warm welcome to all.

Holiday Inn Express where you will find accommodation at amazing value for money in the heart of Scotland.

Willie Wallace Backpackers Hostel – family run independent hostel, ideal for budget travellers who wish to stay in Stirling.

The Stirling Highland Hotel – A prestigious 4 star hotel, perfectly located for holidays and short breaks in Stirlingshire, the Highlands and the Scottish Lowlands. Formerly the city’s High School, the hotel sits in the heart of Stirling.

Doubletree by Hilton, Dunblane HydroSet within ten acres of private landscaped grounds, the Victorian–style DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro hotel is amongst the finest Scottish corporate hotel destinations, offering breathtaking views of the Trossachs.

West Plean House – a country guest house of remarkable character, which in its present form, dates from 1803.  It is situated in the middle of a mixed arable and livestock farm, about 3 miles from the historic city of Stirling.

Our tour guide friends and partners

Private Tours of Scotland – These guys offer a range of private tours, including day tours and multi-day tours, as well as customized tours tailored to your specific interests. Our private tours offer a more personalized experience than group tours, allowing you to explore Scotland at your own pace and on your own terms. With Private Tours of Scotland, you can discover the beauty and rich history of Scotland with experienced Scottish tour guides.

WOW Scotland – Owned and managed by husband and wife, Gordon and Kay Pearson, they offer the most exciting itineraries, knowledgeable guides and comfortable vehicles in the Inverness region.

Scottish guided tours -This wonderful little family business is run by our very close friend Niall, they provide privately guided Scottish tours enable you to explore from the comfort of their brand new 8 seater vehicle. Travel in a small group, with a bespoke itinerary and at your pace. Your Scotland Discovered.

Real Scottish Journeys – They are based on the Isle of Skye. Real Scottish Journeys offer a wide range of value for money, small group, guided tours throughout Scotland.

Skye Jeep Tours – There is SO much more to Skye than the Storr and the Cuillins and travelling by Jeep makes it riotous fun!

Quintana Associates –  are a marketing company specialising in promoting your business to Spanish speaking world.

Visit Britain – Travel information

Isle of Skye.com 

Activities and attractions to see in and around Stirling…

Katrine Wheelz – Kartine Wheelz provides electric bike rentals for exploring the breathtaking scenery of Loch Katrine and the Trossachs National Park in Scotland. With their high-quality e-bikes, you can easily navigate through the hills and enjoy the stunning views at your own pace.

Your Scottish Experience – Our family-run venture is driven by local expertise, sustainability, and a commitment to showcasing the best of Scotland. Beyond traditional tourism, we offer curated itineraries capturing the essence of Scotland and personalized experiences tailored to your preferences. Our focus on authenticity, flexibility, and sustainability ensures a genuine and eco-friendly adventure. Choose Your Scottish Experience for an unforgettable journey through the heart and soul of Scotland.

Scottish Guided Tours -This wonderful little family business is run by our very close friend Niall, they provide privately guided Scottish tours enable you to explore from the comfort of their brand new 8 seater vehicle. Travel in a small group, with a bespoke itinerary and at your pace. Your Scotland Discovered

Unicorn Paddle – Stand Up Paddle lessons, tours and nature expeditions all over Scotland.
We love to take you to the best places in our 8 seater van.
Our home base is near Stirling in the River Forth, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs area.

Stirling Walking Tours – Go OTT and discover the secrets of the Royal Burgh! Our tours offer a hilarious mix of comedy, drama and storytelling with costumed local guides!

Absolutely Scotland holds the key to the “ultimate stress-free zone” – Scotland’s Great Outdoors – with an exceptional range of challenging and fun activities in some of the most stunning countryside in Scotland.

Curly Coo Bar – Situated a short walk from the City Centre. The Coo is a cosy wee bar, with original features which lend itself well to whisky and beer. You will find over 130 Malt Whiskies to choose from, and Mandy will be happy to help you choose your dram should you wish assistance.

Online Shops…

Loch Ness Gift Shop – Lochnessgifts.com and the Miller family would like to welcome you into our new shopping experience. We guarantee you will find the largest range of fine quality gifts from the shores of Loch Ness in The Highlands of Scotland. We have sourced only the best suppliers from all over Scotland to enable us to offer you traditional Scottish and Nessie themed gifts and keepsakes or that special gift for any occasion.

Visit ScotlandScotland’s national tourism organisation – providing inspirational information & helpful advice on travel

Undiscovered Scotland – the ultimate online guide to Scotland. The site is a combination of visitor guide, accommodation listing and business directory, and aims to show you what the country is really like.

Destination Stirling – the official promotional organisation for Stirling.
Our company attracts and delivers value to business, students and visitors.

Route Wiki – Travel info in Scotland 

Tim Grimm – Our very good friend and amazing musician. 

Study Abroad Companies and colleges we work with

API – They design and deliver international experiences that inspire learning and enrich students, partners and communities.

CISThey provide innovative education programs that broaden academic perspectives, promote global awareness, and encourage personal development while laying the foundation for participants to become engaged world cities

Inteldis – Learn English online via zoom.


Blogs from people who have been on out tours 

Laurens Journey – A lovely description of our tour. Thanks Lauren 
The Wandering Bibliophile 
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