Archive: December 2015

  • Virgin Trains Stirling-London

    17th Dec 2015

    Virgin Trains Stirling-London

    In December 2015 Virgin Trains launched a new service between Stirling and London. The weekday service will leave Stirling at 5.26am, with the return service departing London King’s Cross at 3pm. It will cut rail journey times between the two cities by 46 minutes. Mike Cantlay, Chairman of VisitScotland said: “From the UK’s capital city to Scotland’s […]

  • No Drones, Please

    9th Dec 2015

    No Drones, Please

    With the increasing use of Drones, Stirling District Tourism would like to remind Drone users of the relevant legislation. The users of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones) are required to comply with The Air Navigation Order 2009 (SI 2009 No. 3015), and this is not possible on The Abbey Craig due to the specific safety requirements […]

  • January Maintenance

    8th Dec 2015

    January Maintenance

    Each year the National Wallace Monument shuts for a few days in January to allow for essential maintenance. In 2016 the Visitor Reception Centre and Legends Coffee House will be closed on the 6th, 7th and 8th January – The Monument will still be open, weather permitting. On the 11th, 12th and 13th January the Monument […]

  • Christmas Braveheart Bears

    2nd Dec 2015

    Christmas Braveheart Bears

    This December the National Wallace Monument is getting into the festive spirit with the help of ten limited edition Braveheart Bears – each wearing their own unique Christmas jumper. Braveheart Bears are made exclusively for the Monument and the hand knitted novelty jumpers are the work of talented knitter and full time member of the […]