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David Stirling Memorial Dunblane


Built on the banks of Allan Water, Dunblane was believed to have been founded in 602 Ad by Celtic Missionary St Blane. The town is home to Dunblane Cathedral, which was built in the 13th Century and restored in the late 19th Century.

The town’s Leighton Library, the oldest purpose-built library in Scotland, houses 4500 books dating from 1500, including a first edition of Sir Walter Scott’s Lady of the Lake.

Landmarks and Attractions

Doune Castle

Doune Castle is a magnificent medieval fortress located near Dunblane, famous for its well-preserved architecture and rich history. It has been featured in various films and TV shows, including Monty Python and the Holy Grail and Outlander.

Dunblane Cathedral

A historic Church dating back to the 12th century, known for its stunning Gothic architecture, intricate stained-glass windows, and peaceful atmosphere.

Dunblane River

Known as the Allan Water, this river meanders through the town of Dunblane, offering scenic walks and opportunities for fishing and wildlife spotting.