Latest News from The National Wallace Monument

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  • A Battle Won (27th and 28th May)

    11th May 2017

    A Battle Won (27th and 28th May)

    Visit The National Wallace Monument for an excellent weekend filled with fun and games for all the family. Admission Tickets A Battle Won On the 27th and 28th May visitors will get the chance to re-live the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s triumphant victory at The Battle of Stirling Bridge in […]

  • Stirling Marathon

    8th May 2017

    Stirling Marathon

    Planning your trip to The National Wallace Monument Sunday 21st May The first ever Stirling Marathon will take place on Sunday 21st May 2107. It promises to be a unique event which will see runners passing many of the city’s top landmarks and attractions, including The National Wallace Monument, Blair Drummond Safari Park, Doune Castle […]

  • Battle of Arras Commemoration

    8th May 2017

    Battle of Arras Commemoration

    Arras Petal Cascade at The National Wallace Monument Tuesday 16th May 2017 On Tuesday 16th May Poppyscotland will be marking the centenary of the Battle of Arras in World War I, when there were 46,000 Scottish casualties. Shortly before 11:00am, a brief commemorative service will be held at the front of The National Wallace Monument, followed by […]

  • Scotland’s Heroines Reception

    28th Apr 2017

    Scotland’s Heroines Reception

    During an evening reception on Wednesday 19th April Stirling District Tourism announced that both Maggie Keswick Jencks and Mary Slessor will soon be welcomed into The Hall of Heroes, in The National Wallace Monument.  The two women both emerged as the front-runners from the public vote, and the decision was taken that they would both […]

  • Scotland’s Heroines Revealed

    19th Apr 2017

    Scotland’s Heroines Revealed

    Mary Slessor and Maggie Keswick Jencks have today been unveiled as the first women who will be commemorated in The Hall of Heroes at The National Wallace Monument in Stirling, following a campaign that has captured the hearts and minds of the public across the globe. The historic announcement marks the start of the most […]

  • Thousands of Votes for Scotland’s Heroines

    21st Mar 2017

    Thousands of Votes for Scotland’s Heroines

    Since launching the “Scotland’s Heroines” initiative in January this year, to select the first woman to be recognised alongside all of the famous Scotsmen whose lives are celebrated in The Hall of Heroes at The National Wallace Monument, we have been genuinely overwhelmed by the response to the project – through the number of votes […]

  • ScotlandVR

    28th Feb 2017

    ScotlandVR

    VisitScotland and The National Wallace Monument’s first venture into the world of Virtual Reality   The National Wallace Monument is one of 26 unique attractions featured on the new ScotlandVR app, which launched on 28th February 2017. ScotlandVR is a virtual reality travel experience that allows the user, wherever they are in the world, to […]

  • 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 […]