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The National Wallace Monument

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Here are the 14 remarkable women on our #ScotlandsHeroines shortlist. Choosing which woman should be the first Heroine to be commemorated in The Hall of Heroes will be a challenging task!

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The Battle of Stirling Bridge Anniversary
Saturday 10th Sep 2016 - Sunday 11th Sep 2016

It’s 1297 – and Wallace’s greatest victory has just taken place – join in the celebrations in Stirling!

On the 11th September 1297 Wallace’s army was victorious at The Battle of Stirling Bridge. On 10th and 11th September the anniversary will be marked with a programme of special medieval themed activities at The National Wallace Monument including:

Performances by costumed actors portraying key moments in the battle and in Wallace’s life.
Weapons demonstrations.
Dress-up costumes, face painting and special activities just for kids.
Falconry display (Saturday 10th only).
Archery (Sunday 11th only).

With special activities taking place on both days – it’s a great reason for visiting and enjoying everything which The National Wallace Monument has to offer.

PLUS! We’re slicing 20% off admission prices over The Battle of Stirling Bridge Anniversary weekend – tickets can be booked online in advance, or purchased at the Monument.

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Would you like to volunteer at The National Wallace Monument, Stirling's famous landmark? Find out more about the new opportunities at our Volunteer Information Session on the 30th June.

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A Victorian Masterpiece at The National Wallace Monument.
Tickets available to purchase from our website.

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Looking for places to visit in Stirling?
You'll find the Monument on pages 30&31

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Stirling District Tourism are looking to appoint enthusiastic individuals who can bring new skills to the Board, specifically in Charitable Fundraising, in Educational Programme Development and in Historic Interpretation. For more information please click the link.

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Monument Memories
Reflections of a Caretaker

This February celebrate the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design by visiting The National Wallace Monument.  Discover the rich history behind the Victorian masterpiece and learn more about how it was built to commemorate the Scottish hero.

A great experience for all the family, make sure you don’t miss the NEW actor presentation, ‘Monument Memories’:

Travel back in time to the early 20th century to meet the Caretaker in The Keeper’s Lodge to hear his intriguing tales of dramatic adventures at Stirling’s famous landmark!

After the performance make your way up the 246 steps stopping at the three exhibition galleries to learn more about the life and legacy of William Wallace before finally taking in the unbeatable views from The Crown.

Performance dates: 6th, 7th, 10th, 13th and 14th February.

Times: 11.15am; 12.00pm; 12.45pm; 1.30pm; 2.30pm; 3.15pm

The Monument will be open from 10.30am-4.00pm


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Christmas and New Year opening hours can be found on our website.

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No Drones, Please

With the increasing use of Drones, Stirling District Tourism would like to remind Drone users of the relevant legislation.

The users of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones) are required to comply with The Air Navigation Order 2009 (SI 2009 No. 3015), and this is not possible on The Abbey Craig due to the specific safety requirements of the site.

Permission must be obtained from The Civil Aviation Authority and from the site management team to use a drone in this location.

The National Wallace Monument is managed and operated by Stirling District Tourism Ltd., who are working with Police Scotland to ensure the safety of all visitors to The Abbey Craig and to the Monument, and to ensure that drones are operated in compliance with regulations.

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From Monday 30th November the 62A and 63A First buses will stop regularly at the Monument.
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