Your ultimate Blueprint to work-life balance

Whether you’re new to Stirling or looking to explore its hidden gems in more detail, our friendly centre management team at Blueprint Stirling have put together this handy guide setting out the best of Stirling's dining, shopping, entertainment and cultural experiences so that you can make the most of your time in this vibrant city. Explore, indulge and immerse yourself in all that Stirling has to offer!


  • The River House: Enjoy loch-side dining at The River House, located just a stone’s throw from Blueprint Stirling. With stunning views of the water and a menu featuring locally sourced ingredients, this restaurant offers a unique dining experience in a picturesque setting.

  • Fletchers: Situated in the heart of the city centre, this family run restaurant and boutique hotel offers locally sourced dishes for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, not to mention their extensive cocktail list! The perfect place to catch up with friend, family or colleagues.

  • Meadowpark: Situated on the outskirts of the Victorian Spa town of Bridge of Allan, Meadowpark offers the best of both worlds; a superb outdoor garden area and a traditional and inviting indoor bar and restaurant. Sit back and sip on wine as the summer sun beats down with fantastic views across the Carse of Stirling to the Castle, or pull up a chair by the fireplace when the sun doesn’t shine.


  • Thistle Marches Shopping Centre: Discover a wide range of shops, boutiques and eateries at Thistle Marches Shopping Centre, conveniently located in the heart of Stirling. From fashion and beauty to homeware and electronics, this bustling shopping destination has something for everyone.

  • Stirling Farmers' Market: Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Stirling Farmers' Market, held on the second Saturday of each month in the city centre. Browse stalls offering fresh produce, artisanal goods and locally made crafts while enjoying live music and street performances.

  • The Stirling Arcade: Step back in time and explore The Stirling Arcade, a historic shopping arcade dating back to the 19th century. Home to an eclectic mix of independent retailers, vintage shops and artisanal cafes, this charming arcade offers a unique shopping experience unlike any other.


  • Macrobert Arts Centre: Experience the best of performing arts, cinema and visual exhibitions at Macrobert Arts Centre, located on the University of Stirling campus. With a diverse program of events and activities for all ages, this cultural hub promises to entertain and inspire.

  • Vue Cinema Stirling: Catch the latest blockbuster movies and immersive cinematic experiences at Vue Cinema Stirling, situated within the Thistle Marches Shopping Centre. With state-of-the-art facilities and comfortable seating, this modern cinema is the perfect destination for movie lovers.


  • Stirling Castle: Explore the iconic Stirling Castle, one of Scotland's most historically significant landmarks. Perched atop Castle Hill overlooking the city, this majestic fortress offers guided tours, exhibitions and breath-taking views of the surrounding countryside.

  • The Tolbooth: Immerse yourself in Stirling's rich cultural heritage at The Tolbooth, a historic building dating back to the 17th century. Today, The Tolbooth serves as a vibrant arts venue, hosting live music performances, theatre productions and art exhibitions throughout the year.

  • The Trossachs: Venture into the stunning natural beauty of The Trossachs, a picturesque region of lochs, forests and mountains just a short drive from Stirling. Explore hiking trails, scenic drives and outdoor activities amid the breath-taking landscapes that inspired Sir Walter Scott's romantic poetry. https://www.lochlomond-trossachs.org/

  • National Wallace Monument: Honour the legacy of Scotland's national hero at the Wallace Monument, a towering monument overlooking the city of Stirling. Learn about the life and legacy of William Wallace, the famed Scottish warrior, and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding countryside from the monument's observation deck.

  • Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre: Step back in time and experience the history of one of Scotland's most significant battles at the Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre. Explore interactive exhibits, immersive displays and re-enactments that bring to life the pivotal battle fought in 1314.

More than just workspace
Blueprint Stirling offers a dynamic environment where business thrives amid the vibrant backdrop of Stirling's rich culture and endless opportunities for exploration. With our prime location adjacent to J10 of the M9 Motorway, your business will not only benefit from easy access to a wide range of amenities and attractions but also from a supportive community and professional services tailored to your needs.

Elevate your work-life balance and unlock new possibilities at Blueprint Stirling, where business seamlessly blends with pleasure.

Find out more, visit our Blueprint Stirling page.