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Address: Glenfinnan PH37 4LT, Scotland
Phone Number: 0844 4932221
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Description: Monument to Scotish leader Bonnie Prince Charlie.
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This was a really nice and interesting visit, very informative and could have spent hours in the display, unfortunately the weather was poor and as I have mobility problems I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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Huntly, United Kingdom
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Fort William, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

As a local. The first thing that shocked me was that visitors were being charged to park their car, when it always was free. My friend and I decided to go into the cafe for afternoon tea. There was no heating on and it felt cold. The atmosphere was non-existent. Most of the tables have high stool seating, which is... More 

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Huntly, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This was a really nice and interesting visit, very informative and could have spent hours in the display, unfortunately the weather was poor and as I have mobility problems I didn't go out to the actual monument but it was still lovely and look forward to visiting again and actually getting to the monument.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We recently stayed for a week at the steading which is to the rear of the Glenfinnan Hotel, on our first day after an 8 hour drive the previous day we decided just to take a walk around our surroundings and went to the monument on the shore of the stunning loch shiel, we paid to climb to the top... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Arrived the Tuesday after Easter to find them putting up 10 or more signs for an easter egg competition. It is one of the most photographed sights in the country & this day it was a impossible to take a photo without having it spoiled with these silly signs, this after spending £2 to park in car for 20mins.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The views and monument are lovely and both can be appreciated for free from a distance. You can pay £2 for the parking by the cafe/visitor centre which I wouldn't quibble with. What I did have issue with was the cafe. It had absolutely no atmosphere (or money spent on it) and it reminded me of a basic canteen with... More 

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Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Paid £9 for family ticket. The small visitor center has a nice presentation of Bonnie Prince Charlie's history. The view from the top of the monument is beautiful and the guide was rather good. Watching the famous railway bridge and walking to tbe lovely beach past the monument cost nothing!

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Houston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

The exhibition is small but it puts the rebellion into its proper historical context and separates myth from fact as well as can be achieved. My son loved the diorama (particularly the weeing Highlander) and daughters liked the audio history of the raising of the standard. You can also climb up the monument (it's guided now so you might need... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Whilst I appreciate the upkeep of these places, 9 quid each is over the top for a walk you can see over the Rd.....after paying £2 parking they asked for this amount.....!!! I love my history and always appreciate small charges for keeping themselves going, but the whole family would have been looking at near £ 10 EACH???? Ouch.......tried the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We stopped by expecting a quick stop. This turned out to be much more educational and I thought one of the best explanations of the 1745 uprising. And the views from the top of the monument. Don't waste time stopping by the viaduct if you are going here -- you will have a perfect view from the top of the... More 

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Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

What an amazing place to be, so much history here, we spent a day here and was very happy, the view from the top of the monument is worth the climb, beautiful views over Loch Shiel & the area, couldn't resist a paddle too!!!!!

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