Top 8 Things to do in Doune, Scotland

Doune is a burgh in the district of Stirling, Scotland. Doune's postal address places the town in Perthshire which is also its Registration County, although administratively Doune is under the control of Stirling Council.

1. Doune Castle

Castle Hill, Doune, Stirling FK16 6EA, Scotland Sights & Landmarks, Castles
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4.5 based on 2123 reviews

Doune Castle

Explore this 14th century courtyard castle in Doune, with a striking 100 ft high gatehouse and one of the best preserved great halls in Scotland. The formidable Doune Castle was built for the Regent Albany. The striking keep-gatehouse combines domestic quarters including the splendid Lord's Hall with its carved oak screen, musicians' gallery and double fireplace. This was used as a film location for the BBC production of Ivanhoe and Monty Python and the Holy Grail. As well as being heavily featured in Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Doune Castle was also used for the castle known as Winterfell in the pilot of the award winning TV series Game of Thrones as well as Castle Leoch in Outlander.

Reviewed By Paulina S - Edinburgh, United KingdomEdinburgh, United Kingdom

Nice castle

During my visit there were far too many scaffoldings, and also some rooms were closed. I believe they should not charge the full price on this kind of occasion. It is a nice castle, for me more important even because of being Outlander location. Worth a v

2. Argaty Red Kites

Lerrocks Farm | Argaty, Doune, Stirling FK16 6EJ, Scotland Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
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5 based on 192 reviews

Argaty Red Kites

Reviewed By Clivel_98 - Hereford, United KingdomHereford, United Kingdom

Lovely place - even in the rain

It has been many years since we were last here, and it has changed considerably. A proper visitor centre and comfortable hide with lots of kites wheeling round and swooping to the small amount of food put out to encourage them to come.We were the only one

3. Sir David Stirling Memorial

Old Military Road | B824, Doune, Stirling FK15 9PA, Scotland Sights & Landmarks, Monuments & Statues
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4.5 based on 43 reviews

Sir David Stirling Memorial

Reviewed By george650000 - Aberdeen, United KingdomAberdeen, United Kingdom

Great Visit to Sir David Stirling Memorial

Called in here when we were passing this from Glasgow to Doune and the memorial is stunning with him looking down. There was a programme on recently which showed his efforts to set up the Commando Force in second war. Their exploits were amazing for David

4. Sas Founders Memorial

Old Military Road | B824, Doune, Stirling FK15 9PA, Scotland Sights & Landmarks, Monuments & Statues
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4.5 based on 75 reviews

Sas Founders Memorial

Reviewed By george650000 - Aberdeen, United KingdomAberdeen, United Kingdom

Great Visit to Sir David Stirling Memorial

Called in here when we were passing this from Glasgow to Doune and the memorial is stunning with him looking down. There was a programme on recently which showed his efforts to set up the Commando Force in second war. Their exploits were amazing for David

5. The Desirable Curio

1 Main St | Perthshire, Doune, Stirling FK16 6BJ, Scotland Shopping, Antique Stores
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The Desirable Curio

An antique and vintage store with everything from jewellery to furniture, retro to Victorian. Friendly and welcoming, we have items to suit all budgets and have a fast turnover of stock, so there's always something new to see each time you visit. All encased in our lovely B listed building. We accept all major cards in store as well as Paypal.

Reviewed By Stacey C

Fab Shop!

A visit to this great wee shop is a must if you are visiting Doune. It’s a real treasure trove! The owners are very knowledgable and helpful. I’ve bought a number of things and haven’t been disappointed.

6. Scottish Antiques and Arts Centre

on the A84 | Carse of Cambus, Doune, Stirling FK16 6HG, Scotland Shopping, Gift & Specialty Shops
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4.5 based on 177 reviews

Scottish Antiques and Arts Centre

Reviewed By mjm2107 - Glasgow, United KingdomGlasgow, United Kingdom

Amazing place

We visited the Scottish Antiques and Arts Centre en route to a night away in Dunblane.From outside, the centre doesn’t look too large, but once inside you discover just how large the place really is. The centre contains every sort of antique you could pos

7. Doune Time

52 Main St, Doune, Doune, Stirling FK16 6BW, Scotland Shopping, Gift & Specialty Shops
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Doune Time

Home And Life Style Shop Selling Handbags , Jewellery ,gifts for Men .Cards ,pictures ,and Much More , You Can find us on Facebook and Instagram

Reviewed By Bobstob - Stirling, United KingdomStirling, United Kingdom

Bijou Gifts

This is a must visit when in Doune if you are looking for an inexpensive but quirky or different gift, including those with a Scottish connection and gifts for children. I must emphasize that the gifts are amazing value.

8. Doune Chic

7 Main Street | Rear of 7, Doune, Stirling FK16 6BJ, Scotland Shopping, Gift & Specialty Shops
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Doune Chic

We are a beautiful gift shop located in the pretty village of Doune. We specialise in hand painted furniture, home accessories and gifts. We are also stockists of Everlong Superior Chalk Paint.

Reviewed By Brenda W - Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomGlasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Interesting shop, well worth a visit

The buyer has great taste, and the stock is very varied and interesting. I saw lots of things here I haven't seen elsewhere. Great for gifts, if you can resist keeping them for yourself...

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