Category: News

  • Award Winning Pies at Legends Coffee House

    1st Feb 2017

    Award Winning Pies at Legends Coffee House

    Legends Coffee House is delighted to serve award winning pies from Taste of the Trossachs. The Callander bakers won two Diamond Awards, the highest possible accolade, for both their Haggis and Steak and Breakfast Pie at the The World Championship Scotch Pie Awards 2017. They also walked away with the MacLean’s Cup for best savoury […]

  • January 2017

    6th Jan 2017

    January 2017

    The National Wallace Monument, Legends Coffee House and the Visitor Reception Centre will be closed on Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th January 2017 to allow essential maintenance to be undertaken. If you wish to visit the exterior of the Monument you can enjoy a 10-15 minute walk to the Tower by following the footpath at […]

  • Kids Activity Book

    6th Jan 2017

    Kids Activity Book

    Keep the kids entertained during their visit to The National Wallace Monument, our free Activity Book is a fun way for kids to learn more about the famous Scottish landmark during their visit. The National Wallace Monument was built by Victorian craftsmen between 1861-1869 and designed by architect J. T. Rochead. It was designed to […]

  • 2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology

    4th Jan 2017

    2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology

    The 2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, running from 1 January to 31 December, is a celebration of Scotland’s people, our distinct culture and traditions, our historic landscapes, attractions, icons, as well as our hidden gems and amazing stories. our events From World Heritage Sites to ancient monuments, listed buildings to historic battlefields, cultural […]

  • Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

    22nd Nov 2016

    Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

    Saturday 24 December Open 10:30am to 4:00pm (*) Sunday 25 December CLOSED Monday 26 December CLOSED Tuesday 27 December to Saturday 31 December Open 10:30am to 4:00pm (*) Sunday 1 January CLOSED   Open 10:30am to 4:00pm (*) from Monday 2 January 2017. (*) – Last Recommended Entry 3:15pm. Admission tickets can be purchased online.   […]

  • Heroes of Scotland

    1st Nov 2016

    Heroes of Scotland

    William Wallace and Robert the Bruce Uncover the history behind the First War of Scottish Independence in two of Stirling’s top attractions. This winter The National Wallace Monument is joining with The Battle of Bannockburn Experience to offer visitors great savings when they travel to both attractions. The offer means that when a visitor visits […]

  • Good Enough to Eat

    12th Sep 2016

    Good Enough to Eat

    A Monument Made Out of Cake Cake Fest Scotland took place on Sunday 11th September at Cowane’s Hospital in Stirling where teams of amateur and professional bakers from all over Scotland recreated the country’s top buildings out of cake! Lindsey Kennedy and her family chose to build a cake version of the National Wallace Monument. […]

  • Wallace’s Capture

    3rd Aug 2016

    Wallace’s Capture

    Did you know that the 5th August marks the date that William Wallace was captured in 1305? Join us on Friday for special actor performances to find out more about that fateful day and what lay in store for the Scottish leader. Wallace was imprisoned at Dumbarton Castle, and this is when his sword was […]

  • Stirling City Pass

    21st Jul 2016

    Stirling City Pass

    See Stirling’s top attractions for one great price with the Stirling City Pass The Stirling City Pass includes entry into The National Wallace Monument, Stirling Castle, The Battle of Bannockburn Experience and Stirling Old Town Jail, as well as over £50 of local discounts and offers. The City Pass is valid for two days, leaving you plenty […]

  • A great day out for all the family!

    13th Jul 2016

    A great day out for all the family!

    6 of the top things your kids will enjoy during their visit to The National Wallace Monument: Coming face-to-face with William Wallace and other medieval warriors in our actor performances Standing next to Wallace’s legendary battle-sword Counting the stairs on the way to the top The incredible view from the Crown Seeing the medieval armour […]