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National Wallace Monument

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Address: Stirling, Stirling FK9 5LF, Scotland
Phone Number: 178-647-2140
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Activities: Walking
Description: A national hero - a national landmark. The National Wallace Monument...
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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Patience and stamina needed

A haunting and memorable monument. Be prepared for a fair amount of physical exertion, there are over 250 steps to the top and the single file corridors are not recommended if you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Angaston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

A haunting and memorable monument. Be prepared for a fair amount of physical exertion, there are over 250 steps to the top and the single file corridors are not recommended if you are claustrophobic. Lots of interactive and informative displays on the way up, a good chance to catch your breath! Do yourself a favour and stay behind for the... More 

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New Mills, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Stopped off on the way past, took the free mini bus up and down. Didn't go up the tower, just enjoyed the views back towards the mountain's.

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Bannockburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Visited in the school Christmas hols to get some exercise and see the views. Quite expensive for what it is and the best bit by far is the stunning views - shame the cafe is so expensive though, we like to visit all the offerings!

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Aviemore, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

not for the faint hearted. steep climb up but amazing views at the top and lots of interesting historical stuff inside for adults and kids.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

when I went up there the first time round it was really fascinating but as I went there again and again with the family I found it very boring as the displays were the same. SAME EVERYTHING The view is breath taking though and the little shop at the end was average. I wouldn't go there again as I've seen... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

My partner and i visited on Wednesday 11th March but the weather didnt put a damper on the day. We drove and parked in the first mucky looking carpark not realising there was a much nicer car park just round the corner. We got our gear on and set off to walk up the hill... We knew from reading the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

You also get a certificate if you manage to climb all the way to the top and it's well worth it for the views! The holograms are really good and you learn a lot of local history, be prepared for quite a climb just to reach the actual monument as it stands on a rather substantial hill, hence the views.

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Offenbach, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Beautiful views, intriguing monument - but boring displays. Close to Stirling Castle. The William Wallace Monument, or rather the hill it is located upon, offers splendid views of Stirling and the surrounding valleys, so for that alone it is worth a visit. However, the museum inside is fairly dull and appeals mostly to children - and the view from the... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Really enjoyed the visit to the top of the monument. Lots so see in different parts of the monument on the way up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The view from below is impressive and I assume that the one from the top is too; we climbed it on a VERY windy day and arrived at the top in rain and hail! An experience, but not really the view we'd hope for! But it intersting and I wouldn't mind a second visit in better weather!

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