Latest News from the National Wallace Monument

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  • The Thing About Chaos

    9th Feb 2016

    The Thing About Chaos

    Glasgow based blog The Thing About Chaos reviewed the Monument in early February 2016 and watched the new actor presentation Monument Memories. Despite the cold weather they had a great time at the Monument. Seriously – I cannot recommend this day out enough if you have little ones and are looking for something to do. […]

  • New Offer

    1st Jan 2016

    New Offer

    Heroes of Scotland Uncover the history behind the First War of Scottish Independence in two of Stirling’s top attractions and learn more about two of Scotland’s greatest heroes – William Wallace and Robert the Bruce! From the 4th January to the end of February The National Wallace Monument and The Battle of Bannockburn Experience will […]

  • 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 […]

  • My Scotland

    24th Nov 2015

    My Scotland

    Scotland is a beautiful country, and in the book My Scotland Scottish Celebrities share what they love about their homeland. We are delighted to be mentioned by Judy Murray, Irvine Welsh and James Robertson! 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