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William Wallace Statue

Bemersyde House | Dryburgh, St. Boswells, Scotland
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Interesting statue but restricted views

The area around the statue is now somewhat overgrown so the views are limited. The statue itself is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
DavidJHopcroft
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Burnley, United Kingdom
Nice Little Walk

Free to visit, this little gem is on the road between Dryburgh and Melrose/Abbotsford. There is a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
springlering
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Marietta, Georgia
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  • Average11%
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“car park” (18 reviews)
“scott's view” (10 reviews)
“tweed valley” (8 reviews)
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Bemersyde House | Dryburgh, St. Boswells, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The area around the statue is now somewhat overgrown so the views are limited. The statue itself is impressive in its size and has been renovated. Made of red sandstone the statue was once painted white. A bit of a mystery with Wallace clad in...More

Thank DavidJHopcroft
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Free to visit, this little gem is on the road between Dryburgh and Melrose/Abbotsford. There is a small parking area for maybe ten vehicles. Go through the gate and follow the path. You will come to the monument after about five minutes walk through a...More

Thank springlering
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

If you are visiting Melrose, Dryburgh or the Scottish Borders in general, particularly if you're visiting Scott's View, a stop off at the Wallace monument is well worth it. A short walk from the car park leads you to the monument and a lovely view...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Overlooking the River Tweed this huge monument to William Wallace (not the Mel Gibson version) is worth a visit. A short walk from the car park. Wallace hid out in the Border forests so its fitting that the statue is hidden in a wood.

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Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

A MUST visit for people with a certain surname! This statue is tucked away in a small wood, overlooking the river. There is a small car park and then a 5-10 minute stroll along flat ground to the statue. It is wheelchair accessible. The statue...More

Thank heracles2015
Reviewed May 30, 2017

After going to Scott's Viewpoint my next place to visit was this statue. I had already been to the Wallace monument near Bannockburn, so was it worth going to another? Definitely it was. Firstly the walk through the woods up to the statue was lovely...More

Thank Rutti
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

A lovely wooded well kept path leads to this statue , which is huge and overlooks the Tweed Valley. There are seats partially along if you need a break. The route to the statue is accessible and dog friendly. Well worth a visit, there are...More

Thank emloue
Reviewed May 24, 2017

I passed by here while visiting Dryburgh Abbey and stopped off for a look. There is a reasonable walk through the woods to the statue but with a decent enough path. Sadly the actual statue are was a bit over run by the greenery, could...More

Thank lynsayjane
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

The monument is very impressive and is only a short walk from the car park on a well marked path - it's worth a visit.

1  Thank Julian500
Reviewed May 1, 2017

We were advised to go see the the William Wallace Statue After parking up in the car park we made our way up to the statue approx half a mile On the way up you could see glimpses through the trees of the countryside. And...More

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