House - falkirk near stirling
STV Production -
Neil Oliver, Visit Scotland video about Scotland
Historic Scotland video about Stirling Castle
House encapsulates 600 years of Scotland's history from
medieval times to the twentieth century. Great historical
figures like Mary, Queen of Scots, Cromwell and Bonnie
Prince Charlie have visited the house. Now you can follow
in their footsteps and discover the dramatic history
which has been brought so vividly to life in the unique
interpretative experience that is Callendar House.
Callander House has many stories to tell and secrets to share. Enjoy
a tour of one of Scotland's finest country houses. Marvel at the magnificent
painted ceiling of the Cromwell Stair and gaze at the impressive Morning
Room and Drawing Room.
See history brought to life in interpretative areas within the house.
Within the house there are four such areas. The 1825 Kitchen with its
open fire and roasting spit, see the kitchen staff going about their
daily tasks of cooking and cleaning. On the second floor of the House
are the Printer's and Clockmaker's workshops. Watch and learn more
about the importance of these trades to life in early 19th century
Scotland, and visit the General Store where textiles, spices, candles
and sweets were sold. Explore the Georgian Garden in the grounds of
the house, tended with loving care by the head gardener, growing traditional
plants from the Georgian Period.
|New businesses are opening in the arcade
all the time. and with the addition of 'The Changing Room',
a gallery of modern and contemporary art and a cafe open
in August 99. The Arcade is a great place to browse.
|The arcade is open all year round Monday
to Saturday from around 8.30am to 5.30pm. The various shops
have their own opening and closing hours.