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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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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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Join Us to Ring in the New Year

Posted on December 16 2016

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

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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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A Relaxing Pre-Christmas Break

Posted on November 18 2016

From only £95 per room per night, including breakfast and dinner, you can escape to a romantic couple’s retreat and completely ch…

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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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Wedding Fayre at DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro Hotel

Posted on September 29 2016

Join us at DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro this Sunday 2nd October for a romance-filled Wedding Fayre! Come along from 12pm to 4…

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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 late summer bank holiday this year is Monday, 29th August, giving us a nice, long weekend. The weather may have been a little u…

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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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Summer at the Hotel: Top Things to Do

Posted on June 09 2016

Summer has finally arrived! With the sun shining, there's so much to enjoy at the DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro. Here's our to…

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New Wedding Trends

Posted on June 03 2016

Weddings are on the rise again after a 40-year decline (Thank goodness, we do love a wedding at the Dunblane Hydro!) But more and mo…

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Outlander: Become Part of the Show

Posted on May 25 2016

A big fan of the amazing Outlander series? Well, some of the key locations in the show are right here in Scotland. Not only that, ma…

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A Weekend Full of Fun: Join the Dunblane Fling!

Posted on May 20 2016

Join us at the DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro for a weekend break this May and revel in the excitement of the town's annual Dun…

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Stirling Ghost Walk & Other Spooky Adventures

Posted on May 13 2016

Hear stories and legends of the town, as actors and historians treat you to spooky tales of the town’s curious characters! Explore…

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Scotland's Gardens: Some of the Best

Posted on May 06 2016

Scotland’s Gardens is an organisation created in 1931 to operate private gardens to help raise money for several charities. Some 2…

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Explore Exciting Scottish Art and Culture

Posted on April 29 2016

Looking to broaden your horizons with some local art and culture? When you visit us in Dunblane, there are plenty of galleries, muse…

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Sample Award-winning Dining

Posted on April 22 2016

Want a taste of something outstanding? Well, at DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro, we’ve won an Outstanding Achievement Award fo…

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Scotland’s National Hero Event

Posted on April 15 2016

Head to the Wallace Monument in Stirling for a unique event – Scotland’s National Hero. The event occurs between 6th April and 2…

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Stay Healthy this World Health Day!

Posted on April 08 2016

World Health Day is celebrated all across the world to share knowledge and create awareness of human health. This year the awareness…

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Say Hello to Spring!

Posted on April 01 2016

We officially leapt into spring on March 20th this year with the coming of the Spring Equinox. The season of spring is all about ren…

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Weird & Wonderful Easter Celebrations

Posted on March 25 2016

Different cultures and countries celebrate Easter in a variety of unique ways ? it’s not all about chocolate eggs and Sunday lunch…

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Great Family Activities for the Easter Holidays

Posted on March 18 2016

The Easter break is just around the corner, which means you’ll be looking for exciting things to do to keep your kids entertained.

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Gals and Guys! Get Inspired

Posted on March 11 2016

International Women’s Day was celebrated this week, on Tuesday March 8th. People around the world recognised great women – and h…

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Mother’s Day: Then & Now

Posted on March 03 2016

As we all know, Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate and honour our mums – usually with soppy cards, chocolates and flowers. It…

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Dunblane Hydro Wedding Show

Posted on February 26 2016

Whether you’ve recently become engaged or you’re just dreaming of your fictional big day, join us at our annual Wedding Show! Th…

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How to Make the Hydro Bramble Berry

Posted on February 19 2016

Monday 22nd February is unofficial Margarita Day, which means you are officially allowed to fill your day (and your glass!) with Mar…

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Top 5 Valentine’s Day Ideas

Posted on February 12 2016

All anyone wants this February 14th is to feel appreciated and loved – whether it’s an over-the-top gesture or a simple, subtle …

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Scottish History at the Heart of Dunblane

Posted on February 08 2016

Want to visit some historical landmarks while you’re in the charming town of Dunblane? Take a look at just some of the top histori…

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Five Amazing Things to Do in Perthshire this Winter

Posted on January 28 2016

Here at the DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro, we make no secret of our deep love for the winter. Not the most popular British sea…

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Escape to the Countryside to Recover from the Festivities

Posted on January 11 2016

We’re always a little sad to see the tail-end of Christmas here at the DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro. It’s undoubtedly one…

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Let's Get Festive in Dunblane in 2015

Posted on November 30 2015

To the team at the DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro, any time of the year is a perfect time to soak up the splendour of Scotland.…

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Book Your Post Christmas Break Now - Special Offer

Posted on November 30 2015

Some say the festive period as a whole represents the perfect excuse for booking a short break. The way we see it however, there’s…

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