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Wedding Fayre

Posted on January 16 2019

Save the date and discover your perfect venue. Join us for our Wedding Fayre on Sunday, 17th March 2019 from 12 pm to 4 pm.

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Stirlingshire Craft Beer Map

Posted on March 24 2018

Beer bellies alert: we've got no fewer than 8 microbreweries in our bonny lands. Let's toast together!

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Blair Drummond Safari Park Reopens for Spring

Posted on March 10 2018

Admire wildlife, play games and share lollipops with your loved ones from March 17.

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Bring the Battle of Bannockburn to Life

Posted on February 22 2018

June 1314 marked the date that Scottish history would change forever.

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A Perthshire Getaway For Your Valentine

Posted on February 10 2018

Nick Nairn's The Kailyard is whipping up a special menu for sweethearts.

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Refresh and Renew at Our Countryside Hotel

Posted on January 27 2018

Explore our tantalising selection of beauty treatments and gift vouchers starting from less than a tenner.

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All About Rabbie: Celebrating the Life and Poetry of This Famous Scot

Posted on January 16 2018

Let's unite in taking off our hats to the legacy left by the Scottish bard on January 25.

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Hogmanay: The Scottish Celebration of the Year

Posted on December 30 2017

An open invite to join us as we bid our farewell to an eventful year and usher in a 2018 full of rich possibilities.

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The Best Scottish Walks

Posted on December 18 2017

Join Cameron McNeish on the Perthshire leg of his quest to catalogue the best walks in our well-formed country.

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Cold Nights, Hot Offers!

Posted on December 02 2017

Retreat from the revelry with our winter sale and go back home mightier and richer.

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Our Tips for a Stress-Free Christmas

Posted on November 18 2017

Steer clear of festive burnout with our recipe for a fulfilling festive period.

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Go Down to the Woods of Balfron...

Posted on November 03 2017

... Where a magical light show and Santa are waiting to transport your kids into their fairytale Christmas.

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'Tis the Season to Plan Your Celebration!

Posted on October 21 2017

Let us make your Christmas an unforgettable, hassle-free one this year.

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Wild Thing! Plans to Introduce Lynx to the Trossachs

Posted on October 06 2017

Fancy an eyeful of this majestic feline's spots? You might not have to venture far anymore.

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Gifting Season is Sooner Than You Think

Posted on September 22 2017

Put a smile on that special someone's face and choose from beauty treatments, teas, weekend getaways and more splendid gift vouchers.

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10 Things to Do within 10 Miles of Dunblane

Posted on September 08 2017

A small town that punches above its weight, Dunblane offers you thrills of every kind.

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Spend Your Next Summer Weekend Exploring Stirling

Posted on August 25 2017

This tiny city is packing a big punch in the first days of September. Don't miss the action!

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Reach New Heights at the Stirling Parachute Centre

Posted on August 11 2017

Strap your wings on and enjoy a bird's eye view of the magical Perthshire countryside.

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Relax and recharge after Doune the Rabbit Hole festival

Posted on July 28 2017

Your handy guide to the Doune the Rabbit Hole festival, taking place in Stirlingshire from 18 - 20 August.

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The Summer Holiday Survival Guide: What’s On

Posted on June 29 2017

Banish the sound of “I’m bored” this summer with our top local family attractions and onsite activities.

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Your Guide to The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Posted on June 16 2017

3500 shows. 24 days. One unforgettable festival.

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Discover the Craft of Local Microbreweries

Posted on June 02 2017

There’s nothing like quenching your thirst with a cool drink, especially if that drink was crafted by local hands.

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6 Unique Experiences To Enjoy Near Dunblane This Summer

Posted on May 18 2017

Enjoy a staycation this summer as you discover what’s on offer a little closer to home.

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Dunblane Road Race - Sunday 28 May 2017

Posted on May 04 2017

Get your heart racing this spring with the annual Dunblane Road Race.

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6 Hours in Dunblane

Posted on April 21 2017

We all have the same amount of hours in a day. This spring, why not use your hours to discover Dunblane?

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5 things to do this Easter Weekend in Perthshire

Posted on April 07 2017

From a chocoholic’s dream to fun days for little ones, we’ve curated the ultimate list for your Easter weekend in Perthshire.

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DoubleTree Celebrates 500th Hotel Opening

Posted on March 24 2017

To celebrate the opening of their 500th hotel in New York earlier this month, DoubleTree by Hilton have created a digital cookbook.

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The Perfect Mother’s Day Itinerary

Posted on March 10 2017

Stuck for an idea for a gift this Mother’s Day? Read our guide to The Perfect Mother’s Day Itinerary

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Why We’re the Perfect Venue for Celebrations

Posted on February 24 2017

Got an event coming up? Find out why DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro is the perfect venue to hold your celebration.

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12 Hours in Dunblane

Posted on February 10 2017

If you only had 12 hours to spend in Dunblane what would you do? Our team has chosen their favourite things to do in the city.

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How to Plan a Surprise Valentine's Getaway

Posted on January 26 2017

A surprise getaway is a lovely gesture any time of the year but even more so at Valentine's Day! Here are our top tips for planning …

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5 Things You Didn't Know About Nick Nairn

Posted on January 13 2017

Learn more about our talented in-house chef, plus get all the details of our fantastic evening event, An Audience with Nick Nairn.

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A Champagne Cocktail for A Spectacular Hogmanay

Posted on December 30 2016

Try making this show-stopper cocktail for your New Year's party!

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Join Us to Ring in the New Year

Posted on December 28 2016

We've got some exciting Hogmanay packages to get your 2017 off to a flying start!

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A Relaxing Pre-Christmas Break

Posted on December 28 2016

An overnight stay, including breakfast and dinner, you can escape to a romantic couple’s retreat and completely chill out.

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Nick Nairn Shares His Recipe for Christmas Turkey Curry

Posted on December 23 2016

A mouthwatering curry recipe by our talented in-house chef, Nick Nairn.

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An Extra Special Christmas – Festive Lunch at Dunblane Hydro

Posted on December 09 2016

Join us for an unforgettable Christmas Lunch!

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A Festive Treat for You and a Friend - Afternoon Tea

Posted on December 02 2016

Get into the Christmas spirit with a delicious afternoon tea at Dunblane Hydro!

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Create Your Own Seasonal Wreath

Posted on November 25 2016

Most people buy their wreaths but making one is a lot easier and more enjoyable than you think! Check out our steps below – it’s…

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The Perfect Gift

Posted on November 11 2016

Look no further than our vouchers, with gifts from £25 and overnight stays from only £99.

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Guy Fawkes Night Activities in Stirling and Dunblane

Posted on November 02 2016

Check out what's on this Guy Fawkes night in Stirling and Dunblane.

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A Frightfully Fantastic Halloween Party

Posted on October 28 2016

Horrified at the idea of throwing a Halloween party? Don’t be afraid—we’ve made a list of everything you’ll need for a frigh…

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Wild About Autumn

Posted on October 21 2016

Autumn is perhaps the most beautiful time of year to visit Scotland, so get out on an autumnal walk on the wild side.

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Amazing Activities for October Break

Posted on October 14 2016

The October break is almost upon us and there’s no better time of the year to get and about in Scotland.

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Theatre Shows This October

Posted on October 07 2016

Add some razzle dazzle to your evenings and snap up a ticket to these upcoming shows in Stirling.

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Autumn Dishes & Drinks at the Hotel

Posted on September 23 2016

The Kailyard by Nick Nairn is an all-season restaurant serving locally inspired dishes with fresh ingredients.

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Nick Nairn: A Profile

Posted on September 16 2016

Our collaboration with celebrity chef Nick Nairn was established when he opened The Kailyard restaurant in the hotel. His selection …

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Celebrate Scottish Archaeology Month

Posted on September 09 2016

From the 6th to the 30th of September, this Scotland-wide festival of archaeology showcases events, exhibitions and storytelling wit…

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Stirling Fringe Festival

Posted on September 02 2016

The Stirling Fringe Festival began in 2013 and this year has re-launched as The Shindig – the Best Wee Party in Scotland. With a n…

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Summer Bank Holiday Family Activities

Posted on August 26 2016

The weather may have been a little up and down this summer, but whatever the weather, there’s always something to do with the whol…

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Things to do in Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park

Posted on August 19 2016

The huge Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park is brimming with beautiful natural scener…

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Top Walking & Cycling Routes

Posted on August 12 2016

With idyllic river walks, hilly trails and well-maintained cycle routes, Dunblane is the perfect destination for those looking to ge…

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Our Top Tips

Posted on August 05 2016

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes places every August, from 5th to 29th of the month…

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Whisky Distilleries & Tours

Posted on July 29 2016

Wednesday 27th July was Scotch Whisky Day - and with an abundance of distilleries nearby - there's never been a better time to visit…

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Foodie Festivals & Events

Posted on July 22 2016

From farmers’ markets to gin and beer tasting events, join us in savouring and celebrating the fresh, home-grown produce of bonnie…

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Perth Rewind Festival 2016

Posted on July 15 2016

Come to Rewind Scotland, the annual 80s festival celebrating all things 80s, including music from the likes of Rick Astley, Tony Had…

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Top Tips for a Fun T in the Park Weekend

Posted on July 07 2016

Finally, T in the Park weekend is upon us! From July 7th to July 10th festival-goers and music lovers will descend on Strathallan Ca…

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Hosting a Wedding at the Dunblane Hydro

Posted on July 01 2016

At DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro wedding we help you take care of every last detail to ensure your big day is exactly as you i…

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Summer Solstice & Summer Festivals

Posted on June 24 2016

We've had good luck with the weather this summer, which means lighter nights, sunny days and lots of outdoor festivals to keep you e…

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Summer Highland Games

Posted on June 17 2016

Watch strong contenders battle traditional athletic events like the caber toss and tug-o-war, while dancers wow spectators with High…

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