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National Wallace Monument

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Address: Stirling, Stirling FK9 5LF, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1786 472140
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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Spectacular views from the top, and even if you can't go up the inside to the top, the views are still stunning. Good idea to take the mini bus up if you are not fit (or even if... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Spectacular views from the top, and even if you can't go up the inside to the top, the views are still stunning. Good idea to take the mini bus up if you are not fit (or even if you are) and save your energy for the climb up the steep narrow steps on the inside of the monument. You can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is a steep climb both up the hill and tower....there is a bus but the experience has to be the exhilaration of completing the climbs. Such a beautiful spot and get exhibitions

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We have cherished our walks to Wallace Monuments across varied seasons other than 5-6 trips till top on numerous occasions esp. while friends were around in Stirling. Since we were local then, we have explored and enjoyed the different routes from Wallace monument (which you can find on one of the maps on entrance). The paths could be muddy depending... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Not for the faint hearted, nor for those who are totally unfit as there is a steep climb to even get to the foot of the monument, then the climb to the top. On a good day, the views are outstanding and the information on its history is fascinating.

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Airdrie, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Cracking few hours spent at the monument, went a great walk through the woods surrounding it then made the journey up the hill and into the monument itself. After the climb up the steep and narrow stairs, you are out onto the top with a 360 degree view of the surrounding area. What a view. We had the fortune of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We are quickly approaching the 20th anniversary of the movie, Braveheart. What better place to be than at the Wallace Monument, September 3 - September 7? It looks like great fun -- anyone who shows up with a painted face will get a 25% admission discount, and anyone who shows up in costume will get a 50% discount. There will... More 

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Corby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Not for the faint hearted as it's a steep walk to the tower then over 200 steps to get to the top. It is well worth the trek for the beautiful views at the top, you can see all of Stirling.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This is a must visit. If for nothing else, the views from the top are fantastic. It is a bit of a climb to the top, but you can break it up by checking out the displays on the way up. Choose a good day and you will not be disappointed...

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Oh to be young again. I have climbed the 246 steps many times, from a youngster to taking my grandchildren up, but the view does not change and it is still worth the climb. For anyone older thinking it might be to much be assured there is landings where you can sit and rest, watch a film show explaining the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

The views from the top were stunning but this is not for the faint hearted or those who have trouble with steps - all 260 of them!! The steps up & back down are also very narrow & my only complaint would be that the rooms on each level are too hot especially when you have been climbing up, there... More 

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