Latest News from The National Wallace Monument

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  • 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


    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 […]

  • 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.   […]

  • 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 […]