Christmas Opening Times

11th Dec 2018

The National Wallace Monument shares the life and legacy of William Wallace with visitors from all around the world. Over the festive period visitors can enjoy beautiful winter views from the Crown, taste the warming winter specials in Legends Coffee House and enjoy special presentations from a medieval character providing further insight into Scotland’s National Hero.

Snow on The National Wallace Monument

General Winter Opening Hours

10:00am – 4:00pm

Last recommended admission 45 minutes before closing.

During the Winter period the opening of the Monument can be affected by adverse weather, and the building may also be closed to visitors on occasions to enable essential maintenance work to be undertaken. Please check for the latest information on our homepage or call us on 01786 472140 before your visit.

Christmas Opening Hours

Christmas Eve: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Christmas Day: CLOSED
Boxing Day: CLOSED
27th – 30th December: 10:00am – 4:00pm
New Year’s Eve:  10:00am – 4:00pm
New Year’s Day: CLOSED

Scotland’s National Hero

Performances on 27th – 31st December and 2nd & 3rd January.

Who was William Wallace and how did he become the leader of the Scottish army? Listen to regular live performances from a costumed actor.

Wallace Monument Fireworks


Start 2019 with a bang!

Look out for a fantastic simultaneous firework display from Stirling Castle and The National Wallace Monument at midnight. The perfect way to kick off The National Wallace Monument’s 150th Anniversary Year.

January 2019

The National Wallace Monument will be open as normal from Wednesday 2nd January 2019. However, please note that on Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th January The National Wallace Monument will be closed for maintenance.

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