Continue along the A872 through St Ninians until you join the A9 at Burghmuir Road - where you will arrive at the Craigs Roundabout.
Take the first exit, heading uphill towards Wellgreen Road and then taking a right through Stirling's town centre on Port Street. Follow the single-route traffic control system until you reach the Albert Halls on your right, where you will be turning uphill on Corn Exchange Road. From here, the road towards the castle is fairly self-explanatory. Continue your journey uphill onto Castle Wynd until you reach Stirling Castle at the very top.
Here you will encounter another, smaller, statue of our pal Robert the Bruce - set against sprawling hills and unrivalled views of Stirling and the River Forth. Even if you do not intend to visit the castle itself, this stop is worth it for the view alone.
The oldest part of Stirling Castle was built in 1496 for King James IV, and is very appropriately named the King's Old Building. The newest of the four main buildings is the Chapel Royal, commissioned in 1594 by James VI - making it one of Scotland's oldest and best preserved historic structures.
Leaving the Castle, we continue downhill towards our next location. Take extra care on Stirling's cobbled streets, especially in the wet. Keep the speed low you'll be back onto smooth tarmac in no time.