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National Wallace Monument

Address: Stirling, Stirling FK9 5LF, Scotland
Phone Number: 178-647-2140
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Ranked #4 of 20 Attractions in Stirling
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Walking
Owner description: A national hero - a national landmark. The National Wallace Monument stands proudly on The Abbey...
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Walking
Owner description: A national hero - a national landmark. The National Wallace Monument stands proudly on The Abbey Craig, outside the historic city of Stirling, and tells the thrilling story of Sir William Wallace, Guardian of Scotland, Patriot and Martyr.

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Perth,Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Overlooking Stirling the monument is full of history and the have a great story teller about William Wallace. There are many steps to the very top of the monument but please make effort to get to the top it's something you will never forget

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

We didn't actually go into the monument. We only went up to it (on top of a large hill) and took in the views - it was gorgeous. Lovely views of the whole valley. There is a free courtesy shuttle from the base up to the top.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This is a good family visit, interesting history, good for kids. Steep steps to the top but the fuss are amazing. Cafe was a bit over-priced.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Lots of stairs but worth the amazing views from the top. Be sure to allow enough time to catch your breath and enjoy the views. There are some rooms with displays along the climb to the top, including a full sized sword of the type Wallace would have carried.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The wind was unbelievablly strong so didn't get the opportunity to go all the way to the top. £19 for two adults with the top being closed, a real shame there wasn't a reduced price. I'm quite sure on a nice day it would be worth the money for that view from the top but, unfortunately we didn't get that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It's a bit of a walk up to the monument, but little buses are available if you are needing some help. I never use audio guides, and you really don't need one here. Just be prepared for a winding walk up a very long, narrow staircase, squeezing past others, or waiting for them to pass. Thankfully, the history is divided... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We really enjoyed this. It was easy to get there from Stirling on a number of local buses and took about an hour or so to get around. We didn't bother with the audio guides as there is a lot on information on boards within the monument. We are not super fit but made the walk up, thanks to the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I visited National Wallace Monument on a really foggy day which made it impossible to have any view at all from the top. Nevertheless we were excited to see this impressive monument, located in a beautiful hill surrounded by forest, walk uphills through the public paths and learn more things about Scottish history. However we expected to see more things... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My family and I enjoyed the attraction and the walking through history learning about the man and legend. The view is awesome and the walk up was good, there is a shuttle but we wanted to walk and see other things. A must see when visiting the area, also a must is to stand next to the sword and take... More 

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

If you are interested in Sir William Wallce (Braveheart), Protector of Scotland, go and see this monument to him, you'll manage this and a trip to Stirling Castle in one day easily.

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