Our Location

We are located in the centre of the bustling country town of Dollar in Central Scotland,  within easy reach of Scotland’s major cities:  only 20 minutes by car from Stirling,  30 minutes from Perth and less than an hour from the cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh.


By Road

From Glasgow follow the M80 then M876, continuing on the A876 over the Clackmannanshire Bridge and 
then the A977, turning left on to the B913 to Dollar.

Visitors from Edinburgh can follow the M9/M876 continuing on the A876 over the Clackmannanshire Bridge and then as above.   Alternatively after crossing the Forth Road Bridge they can travel along the M90 to Junction 4,  then turn left on to the B914 to Saline and then on the B913 to Dollar.

Visitors coming from Perth on the M90 should leave at Junction 7 and travel along the A91.  From Dunblane, Bridge of Allan and Stirling,  use the A91.

Once arrived in the town of Dollar,  approach the school by turning off the A91 onto Mylne Avenue and through the main gate.  Parking is available to the front of the Playfair building.

By Rail

The closest railway station is Alloa, which is approximately fifteen minutes by car.  Stirling Railway Station is approximately 25 minutes by car.   Inverkeithing Railway Station is approximately 30 minutes by car.   Collection by taxi can be arranged.

By Air

Edinburgh Airport is approximately 45 minutes by car.  Glasgow Airport is approximately 1 hour by car.  Collection by taxi can be arranged.

School Buses

Daily school buses travel to Dollar Academy along routes from across Fife, Perth and Kinross, Polmont, Falkirk, Grangemouth, Bannockburn, Stirling, Bridge of Allan and Dunblane, and throughout the Clackmannanshire area.

Find directions and bus information here.