Stirling is a small city located in central Scotland. It is dominated by a fabulous castle – one of the most important buildings in Scottish history. The PLUS centre is very close to the Old Town which features a mixture of old and new housing, cobbled streets, narrow alleys and historic buildings. The modern town centre offers a lively shopping area, an art gallery and a great selection of restaurants, pubs and cafes. The area is also famous for the Wallace Monument, a stunning memorial to one of the Scottish heroes and once an inspiration to the famous Hollywood blockbuster ‘Braveheart’. Stirling is an ideal base to explore the many outdoor activities central Scotland has to offer. It is a compact city easy to explore on foot. It is well connected to the rest of the country by road and rail.
The PLUS centre is a university campus located only 2 miles away from the city centre. It is set within the extensive grounds of the historic Airthrey Estate and is often described as the most beautiful campus in the world. It includes an 18th century castle, the Hermitage woods, a loch, gold course and a 50-meter swimming pool. The campus is very picturesque, attracts a variety of wildlife and offers a wide range of walks. The campus includes excellent outdoor and indoor facilities, all within walking distance. It has multiple tennis courts, a fitness centre, running track and a dance studio. It is only 45 minutes away from Edinburgh and close to international airports.
Campus Highlights/ Facilities
- - Extensive indoor and outdoor sport facilities
- - 50-meter swimming-pool
- - Various cafes and restaurants on site
- - Close to the city centre
- - Art centre with a cinema and a theatre
- - On-site shops, cashpoints, a bookshop and a pharmacy
- - 24-hour CCTV