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Address: Hillfoots Road | Abbey Craig, Stirling FK9 5LF, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1786 472140
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10:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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A national hero - a national landmark. The National Wallace Monument stands...

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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Make sure you climb all the way to the top, the views are amazing and the architecture is beautiful. Its an interesting climb with various galleries breaking the steep ascent... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Make sure you climb all the way to the top, the views are amazing and the architecture is beautiful. Its an interesting climb with various galleries breaking the steep ascent filled with very interesting historical information.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a long way to the top, but well worth the climb. The climb can be broken by visiting the three exhibition galleries, the Hall of Arms, Hall of Heroes (which includes Sir William Wallace's sword) and Royal Chamber (which has activities for children). Views from the top are stunning, but it is open to the elements so be prepared.... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A must be place! A bit far from everything but is completely worth it to go. It seems Sauron from the movie the Lord of the Rings.

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Thank alexvidal11
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the best attractions in Stirling. The view is amazing and the history of it is well described and very interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

They sure had some skilled stonemasons these days as this structure is simply stunning. Worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Kaysville, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This stop was first on my husband's list of things to see in Scotland. He loves Braveheart and William Wallace. I wasn't as enthusiastic but I ended up loving it! The hike to the tower was not too bad and took us about 10 minutes. (My husband and I are both in good shape.) The tower itself was awesome. The... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the stairs are steep so if you have an issue ascending or descending. I just walked from the tourist office to the top of the hill. its a lovely walk, you can buy tickets to the monument at the base or when you get up there an access the stairs for yourself.

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TheWallaceMon, Marketing Team at National Wallace Monument, responded to this review

Hi Jean, thank-you for your review! We're really pleased that you enjoyed the view from the top of the Abbey Craig. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see treasure in a beautiful country that gives you perspective of the landscape of beautiful Scotland. The monument offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape and intertwines the history and accomplishments of Wallace. The stairs up the monument require you to navigate in close quarters. If you don't do well in close spaces I would avoid.

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TheWallaceMon, Marketing Team at National Wallace Monument, responded to this review

Hi Jeremy, thank-you so much for your review. We were really pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit to The National Wallace Monument so much. It's a great way of finding out more about William Wallace and seeing the beautiful surrounding landscape! More 

Woodstock, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love history and fantastic views The Wallace Monument is a must. Lovely woodland walk up the hill to the tower or shuttle buses available. A narrow spiral staircase leads to the top with panoramic views of Stirling and beyond. Many of William Wallace artifacts are housed here including is claymore. Brilluant!

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TheWallaceMon, Marketing Team at National Wallace Monument, responded to this review

Hi debbie46241, thank-you for your kind review! It is great to hear that you had such a good time visiting the Monument. More 

Bulls Gap, Tn
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you can climb it has beautiful views. Worth the trip to see. A bit pricey for what it offers and small kids might be bored. It is a beautiful monument and worth seeing

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TheWallaceMon, Marketing Team at National Wallace Monument, responded to this review

Hi Lori, thank-you for visiting the Monument, and for taking the time to post your review. It was great to read that you enjoyed the lovely views. As a local charity we rely on the income we receive from admission charges to maintain the Monument and to provide facilities and services for visitors. More 

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