The Ridge

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The Ridge is the elegant and very spacious lower section of a fine old turreted Scottish Baronial mansion situated in a quiet road on the shoulder of the hill on which stands historic Stirling Castle.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Fri Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • WiFi
Overview

Here you are right at the centre of things, in the centre of Scotland and with much of the best that it has to offer. Locally, it is just a short walk uphill to the castle itself and just a short walk downhill to the centre of town, with excellent shops, eating places and leisure facilities.

Lovingly renovated and refurbished by its owners for their own use, The Ridge will accommodate up to four people in considerable comfort. It has a large entrance hall and a spacious living room with electric stove, piano and large bay window.

The modern kitchen has all facilities and there are two bedrooms, a king size and another king (which divides to make a twin), with a fine view of the National Wallace Monument on the hill across the valley. The bathroom has a corner bathroom with shower. There is also free off-road parking to the rear of the house.

Map & Local

Stirling really is a great base for a holiday and The Ridge would also serve very well as a base, should your work bring you here or should you attend one of the Open University courses at the nearby University of Stirling.

It goes without saying that there are excellent transport connections in every direction, with both Edinburgh and Glasgow being accessible in well under an hour by road or rail.

In the town itself the castle is magnificent and certainly worth a visit - it hosts regular events such as medieval days with falconry displays, historical re-enactments and the like. The Royal Palace at the Castle has recently undergone refurbishment and boasts the famous Stirling Heads. The Wallace Monument commemorates Scotland's great patriot and affords panoramic views of central Scotland and the famous battlefield of Bannockburn, synonymous with Robert the Bruce, is also just outside the town.

There is plenty to do and see in the surrounding area too - perhaps you could 'cadge a lift' in the nearby Falkirk Wheel, have a family day out at the Safari centre at Blair Drummond, visit historic Doune Castle, walk in the Fintry Hills or the Campsie Fells, or head across to Callander and the beautiful Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.

To the north east, you can be in Perth in 40 minutes and continue from there to the Highlands, or go east to Fife and St Andrews. All easily do-able in a day trip.

Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.

Facilities

Accommodation

Ground Floor

Sitting/dining room with electric stove, piano and TV/DVD
Kitchen with gas cooker, washing machine, microwave etc
Double bedroom (king size - converts to twin)
Double bedroom
Bathroom with bath/shower, Wc and wash basin

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Highchair
Free
Linen (Single Bed)
Free
Sets of towels
Free
WiFi
Free

Available Extras

Travel Cot
£6.00

Services

Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by gas central heating (INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). Sorry, pets are not accepted. No smoking.

Availability

Availability

The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Fri

Booked Available
2016
Price

Weekly Prices

The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).

  • 2 Week Discount (£25)
  • Save 10% w/c 07 Oct 16 From 07/10/2016 to 13/10/2016
  • Save 20% w/c 23 Sep 16 From 23/09/2016 to 29/09/2016
  • Save 15% w/c 30 Sept 16 From 30/09/2016 to 06/10/2016
  • Half Term Availability! From 14/10/2016 to 20/10/2016
  • Half Term Availability! From 21/10/2016 to 27/10/2016

Changeover Day: Fri

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 4
16 Sep 2016 - 13 Oct 2016 £395.00
14 Oct 2016 - 27 Oct 2016 £495.00
28 Oct 2016 - 19 Dec 2016 £335.00
20 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016 £595.00
28 Dec 2016 - 05 Jan 2017 £595.00
05 Jan 2017 - 09 Feb 2017 £335.00
10 Feb 2017 - 16 Feb 2017 £395.00
17 Feb 2017 - 02 Mar 2017 £335.00
03 Mar 2017 - 06 Apr 2017 £395.00
07 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017 £495.00
21 Apr 2017 - 04 May 2017 £395.00
05 May 2017 - 25 May 2017 £495.00
26 May 2017 - 01 Jun 2017 £595.00
02 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017 £495.00
30 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017 £595.00
01 Sep 2017 - 14 Sep 2017 £495.00
15 Sep 2017 - 12 Oct 2017 £395.00
13 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017 £495.00
27 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017 £335.00
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017 £595.00
28 Dec 2017 - 05 Jan 2018 £595.00
06 Jan 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 POA
06 Jan 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 POA

Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.

Reviews

Reviews
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Good
10-Feb-2016

Good location, fantastic views, lovely and comfortable and cosy, even though it was snowing and frozen outside. Front do...

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Excellent
02-Dec-2015

This was so convinient for our visit to Scotland. I'd like to stay there again . It is a beautiful & well equipped p...

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Excellent
10-Nov-2015

I don't wish to write a comment, thank you.

Excellent
18-Aug-2015

It was a great cottage and exceeded my expectations . The welcome was so warm and welcoming that you feel from the start...

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Good
23-Jul-2015

Good location for visiting Stirling. Apartment warm and comfortable. Parking very close was also secure.

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