Latest News from the National Wallace Monument

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  • Christmas & New Year Opening Times

    30th Nov 2015

    Christmas & New Year Opening Times

    Opening Times Thursday 24 December 2015 Open 10:30am to 4:00pm (*) Friday 25 December 2015 CLOSED Saturday 26 December 2015 CLOSED Sunday 27 December to Thursday 31 December 2015 Open 10:30am to 4.00pm (*) Friday 1 January 2016 CLOSED (*) – Last Recommended Entry 3:15pm   Open from Saturday 2 January 2016 from 10:30am to 4:00pm […]

  • My Scotland

    24th Nov 2015

    My Scotland

    Judy Murray describes why The National Wallace Monument is one of her favourite places in Scotland in the new book My Scotland by its Famous Sons and Daughters. Click here for more information  

  • The Divide

    24th Nov 2015

    The Divide

    The Divide, a Stirling University student run news website, recently visited The National Wallace Monument. Read about their visit here

  • Poppy Scotland

    11th Nov 2015

    Poppy Scotland

    This year Poppy Scotland and Double Take Productions were able project a giant image of a poppy on to the Monument for Rememberance Day. The National Wallace Monument would like to say thank you all of our visitors who purchased a poppy at the National Wallace Monument, and to Poppy Scotland and Double Take Projections […]

  • BBC Out of Doors

    10th Nov 2015

    BBC Out of Doors

    Mark Stephen from BBC Out of Doors recently visited Stirling to uncover the twilight view from the top of The National Wallace Monument. It featured on BBC Radio Scotland on Saturday 7th November but you can listen again online. Listen here

  • Sprinkle Happiness

    9th Nov 2015

    Sprinkle Happiness

      Happiness Offer Each weekend Legends Coffee House will be offering a delicious baked treat from Sprinkle Happiness and a hot drink of your choice for £3.99. Sprinkle Happiness is an award winning baking business based in Stirling. The company was formed in 2008 after busy mum Sara MacMillan left her job working for an insurance […]

  • The Scotsman Walk of the Week

    15th Oct 2015

    The Scotsman Walk of the Week

    Have you tried the route recommended by Nick Drainey at the Scotsman? A lovely 6 mile walk across Stirling including the Cambuskenneth Abbey and the National Wallace Monument! Click here for the article  

  • Refurbishment

    8th Oct 2015


    From 19th October to 16th November the toilet facilities within the Visitor Reception Centre will be restricted due to renovations to upgrade the current facilities. We apologise in advance for any disruptions caused during this renovation. For further information please contact the Monument direct on 01786 472140.

  • January Maintenance

    8th Oct 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 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 will be closed, […]

  • Living the Braveheart Life

    8th Oct 2015

    Living the Braveheart Life

    Randall Wallace, screenwriter for the award winning film, Braveheart, has released a new book Living the Braveheart Life and he is asking you to share your #BraveheartLife moment.