Stirling is a city in the south-east of Stirlingshire, in central Scotland. A wealthy medieval town due to its port, Stirling became the site of several medieval and eighteenth century battles. Modern-day Stirling is a much more peaceful place, full of fantastic things to both see and do. Featuring dramatic medieval and Victorian architecture, just walking through Stirling is a fantastic way to spend the day. Those looking for a little more stimulatiion might want to visit the Thistles Shopping centre, full of fantastic high-street brands, stop off at a great cafe or visit an independent shop or boutique in Stirling Arcade. Historians can explore Stirling Castle or visit nearby Bannockburn amongst other delights, whilst foodies can enjoy the farmer's market, wonderful restaurants and fantastic cafes. Those looking for a great nightlife will not be disappointed by Stirling with its hundreds of pubs, bars and clubs. Lovers of the great outdoors can visit the city's beautiful green spaces, whilst sporty types can make use of the excellent leisure facilities and gyms in Stirling. Commuters need only travel under an hour to nearby Edinburgh and half an hour to Glasgow, whilst families can choose from the great range of independent and state schools in the city. Properties for sale in Stirling are fantastically affordable, from beautiful city-centre flats to spacious family homes.