Latest News from the National Wallace Monument

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  • 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.   […]

  • Christmas Gift Guide

    16th Nov 2016

    Christmas Gift Guide

    Are you looking for a great selection of Scottish gifts? This Christmas Gift Guide highlights the fantastic selection of gifts you will find in The National Wallace Monument’s gift shops. Whatever your budget and who-ever you ever you are buying for, there is lots to choose from. Decorations Treat yourself and your home to some […]

  • 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 […]

  • A William Wallace Wedding

    20th Jun 2016

    A William Wallace Wedding

    Congratulations to William Wallace and Sue Orr! William and Sue, who live in Liverpool, decided to get married at The National Wallace Monument, and really there isn’t a more fitting location that they could have chosen. Every wedding at The National Wallace Monument is unique, but the opportunity to host the wedding ceremony of William […]

  • J. T. Rochead’s Original Architectural Designs

    6th Jun 2016

    J. T. Rochead’s Original Architectural Designs

    The National Wallace Monument was built between 1861 and 1869 and designed by Edinburgh-born architect J. T. Rochead. A selection of digitised versions of J. T. Rochead’s original plans of the famous Scottish landmark will be unveiled in an outdoor display during a special weekend, from 24th – 26th June, to celebrate Scotland’s Year of Innovation, […]

  • New Volunteer Opportunities

    24th May 2016

    New Volunteer Opportunities

    at Stirling’s famous landmark Every year – Stirling’s National Wallace Monument welcomes over 100,000 visitors – who come to discover for themselves the life and the legacy of the patriot and martyr who came to be recognised as Scotland’s National Hero.  Almost 150 years have passed since the Monument first opened its doors to the […]