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National Wallace Monument
Today 10:30 am – 4:00 pm


Do any of our fans watch 'Songs of Praise'? Well if you do then you would have seen The Wallace Monument featured on Sunday as the show was filmed in Dunblane Cathedral and featured a lot of local sights and scenery, The Monument included.

If you want to watch the programme it is available for the next 5 days on the BBC iPlayer, simply click the link below.
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It appears we passed 1000 LIKES over the weekend. Thanks everyone!

We will do a special competition as 1000 likes is a bit of a landmark...any suggestions what kind of competition we should do?
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If you are looking for something to do outdoors this weekend then visit us at The National Wallace Monument and join "A Walk with Wallace".

Throughout the day we are running a series of short guided walks on the Abbey Craig with costumed actors telling the story of Wallace's famous encounter with the army of King Edward I at The Battle of Stirling Bridge
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On Sunday we were proud hosts to one of the 6 rounds of this years Scottish Cycling Mini Downhill series.

Despite the poor weather around 40 children took part in the day's racing and a great day was had by all.

If anyone has any pictures of the event they want to share then post them up and tag us in them, thanks!
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An update on our upcoming event on June 4th - 'Archery For Everyone'.

It will be totally FREE to test your skills with a bow and arrow on the day and this event is suitable for all ages.
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What do you all think of our new 2012 Events Leaflet?

These are available in racks all across Scotland or you can save this image and print out your own!
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Good morning everyone. Head over to The Scottish Sun's website and have a look at their coverage of Scotland Rugby star Graeme Morrison posing for some pictures at The National Wallace Monument with the RBS 6 Nations trophy.
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Have a look at this cool time-lapse video of the Monument. We'd love to see one shot over a long period of time incorporating all the colours and climate we get to expereince throughout the year!
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Just to let you all know; our mini-bus service won't be running on Wednesday the 16th of May.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
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We're just putting the finishing touches to our brand new online shop. Loads of great Scottish items for sale...keep your eyes peeled!
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Oh yes, we do like this!
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Abbey Craig Hillfoots Road Stirling FK9 5LF, United Kingdom
Hillfoots RoadGBStirlingFK9 5LF
MonumentToday 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am – 4:00 pmTuesday 10:30 am – 4:00 pmWednesday 10:30 am – 4:00 pmThursday 10:30 am – 4:00 pmFriday 10:30 am – 4:00 pmSaturday 10:30 am – 4:00 pmSunday 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

An outstanding landmark and an unmissable sight - commemorating the life of Scotland’s national hero. 

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Elaborate Victorian stone tower commemorating William Wallace, displaying his 2-handed sword.- Google
"An impressive monument with stunning views."
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"It was a perfect day and and a dream of mine to see the monument."
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kelly bremner
a month ago
I First visited the Wallace Monument 25 th March 2005 what can I can its the most beautiful place and I'm looking forward going back this March to mark 10 years Nice Staff and I like the gift shops and the cafe I also loved Spending time at the wallace Monument taking Photos. One day I like to have my dream wedding here then the Castle .
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Lucy Cave
4 months ago
i always think the monument looks a lot bigger from the bottom of the hill than when your at the top. worth taking the walk up, rather than shuttle bus, option if you have the time, but stirling isn't a particularly pretty site and the routes round the monument and craigs don't add anything as the map stones show 'landmarks' that you can't see for overgrown trees!
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Jason Deiter
9 months ago
The Wallace Monument is a beautiful sight, and you are able to see it from almost anywhere in Stirling. However, when you arrive at the monument, you first enter the gift shop, which is located at the bottom of the hill. The monument is a very steep climb to reach by foot from the shop. Normally they have a shuttle running every 15 minutes to the top of the monument, but on this particular day the van was "broken down". And instead of any one of the 3 shop workers finding alternate means to transport customers up the mountain, they simply stated, "You'll have to walk up the path.". When asked if they would offer discounted tickets because they are offering less of a service they simply said, "No." For such a major tourist attraction, its a shame they rely so heaving on a single van, and have no alternate plans when something happens to that one van.
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Jemma McGuffie
a year ago
My family and I had a fantastic visit to The Wallace Monument. It was lovely to see the incredible and very long Wallace Sword and all that it represents. Really enjoyed the hall of Heroes and the views from the top - breathtaking. The Wallace Monument was as good as the pictures on the leaflet, and like the Blackpool Tower we saw it from many miles away before we even arrived at the Abbey Craig in Stirling. We bought sandwiches from the spacious Legend Cafe which sits below the Monument and enjoyed a picnic on the grounds. So impressed we will all go back in the spring.
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Paul Gullick
a month ago
Myself & my three sons visited. In 2013 rideing up on our bikes from south Wales was tuff but well worth it . Talking about doing it again B-)
K DeFrag
9 months ago
Breathtaking, literally Opted to walk the whole way, and it was quite a workout. Made me appreciate all the more what happened in the area to shape history, and the people involved. Must see!
Andromeda Star
a year ago
My daughter and I had a lovely visit at the Monument. It was an honor to see the Wallace Sword and all it represents. The Monument was so impressive, and we saw it many miles away before we even arrived perched high above over Stirling. The rooms were full of history and the views from the top were spectacular. We had a delightful lunch by the window while we looked at the castle, and cleaned out the gift shop. It was a perfect day and and a dream of mine to see the monument. I came all the way from America!! Freedom!!!! Alba Gu Bragh!!
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Daniel Gallagher
7 months ago
The monument is lovely, a bit expensive for three rooms and a roof but it was good to see.