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  • Temporary Closure of the Pathway

    23rd Aug 2017

    Temporary Closure of the Pathway

    Please be aware that the upper pathway to The National Wallace Monument will be closed next week (28th August – […]

  • Action-packed August

    28th Jul 2017

    Action-packed August

    Join us for two NEW events for Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology- Knock on History’s Door and Abbey Craig Through the Ages.

  • History Live

    17th Jul 2017

    History Live

    A new three-day festival on the last weekend of September that’s jam packed with events, activities and workshops which will bring Scottish history to life.

  • Stirling Summer City Pass

    4th Jul 2017

    Stirling Summer City Pass

    See Stirling’s top attractions for one great price with the Stirling Summer City Pass.

  • Hop-on Hop-off City Bus

    28th Jun 2017

    Hop-on Hop-off City Bus

    This summer you’ll be able to travel between some of Stirling’s top attractions with the Hop-on Hop-off bus.

  • A Battle Won (27th and 28th May)

    11th May 2017

    A Battle Won (27th and 28th May)

    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 1297.

  • Stirling Marathon

    8th May 2017

    Stirling Marathon

    Information on how to travel to The National Wallace Monument on Sunday 21st May 2017.

  • Battle of Arras Commemoration

    8th May 2017

    Battle of Arras Commemoration

    On Tuesday 16th May 2017 Poppyscotland will be marking the centenary of the Battle of Arras by releasing 46,000 poppy petals from The National Wallace Monument.

  • Scotland’s Heroines Reception

    28th Apr 2017

    Scotland’s Heroines Reception

    Scotland’s Heroines Maggie Keswick Jencks and Mary Slessor will soon be welcomed into The Hall of Heroes, in The National Wallace Monument.

  • Scotland’s Heroines Revealed

    19th Apr 2017

    Scotland’s Heroines Revealed

    This historic announcement marks the start of the most significant development in The Hall of Heroes since the first busts were installed in 1886.

  • Thousands of Votes for Scotland’s Heroines

    21st Mar 2017

    Thousands of Votes for Scotland’s Heroines

    In the run up to the final days of voting, Zillah Jamieson, Chair of Stirling District Tourism discusses the remarkable response to date.

  • ScotlandVR

    28th Feb 2017

    ScotlandVR

    VisitScotland and The National Wallace Monument’s first venture into the world of Virtual Reality.

  • 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.

  • January 2017

    6th Jan 2017

    January 2017

    The National Wallace Monument will be closed on Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th January 2017 to allow essential maintenance to be undertaken.

  • Kids Activity Book

    6th Jan 2017

    Kids Activity Book

    Keep the kids entertained during their visit to The National Wallace Monument with our free Activity Book.

  • 2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology

    4th Jan 2017

    2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology

    The National Wallace Monument celebrated the 2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Good Enough to Eat

    12th Sep 2016

    Good Enough to Eat

    A Monument Made Out of Cake Cake Fest Scotland took place on Sunday 11th September at Cowane’s Hospital in Stirling […]

  • Wallace’s Capture

    3rd Aug 2016

    Wallace’s Capture

    Did you know that the 5th August marks the date that William Wallace was captured in 1305? Join us on […]

  • Stirling City Pass

    21st Jul 2016

    Stirling City Pass

    See Stirling’s top attractions for one great price with the Stirling City Pass The Stirling City Pass includes entry into […]

  • A great day out for all the family!

    13th Jul 2016

    A great day out for all the family!

    6 of the top things your kids will enjoy during their visit to The National Wallace Monument: Coming face-to-face with […]

  • A William Wallace Wedding

    20th Jun 2016

    A William Wallace Wedding

    Congratulations to William Wallace and Sue Orr! William and Sue, who live in Liverpool, decided to get married at The […]

  • J. T. Rochead’s Original Architectural Designs

    6th Jun 2016

    J. T. Rochead’s Original Architectural Designs

    The National Wallace Monument was built between 1861 and 1869 and designed by Edinburgh-born architect J. T. Rochead. A selection of […]

  • New Volunteer Opportunities

    24th May 2016

    New Volunteer Opportunities

    at Stirling’s famous landmark Every year – Stirling’s National Wallace Monument welcomes over 100,000 visitors – who come to discover […]

  • Design Your Own Monument!

    31st Mar 2016

    Design Your Own Monument!

    Ahead of the 155th Anniversary of the Laying of the Foundation Stone in June we have asked local school pupils to […]

  • Dusting Off Wallace Monument Memorabilia

    22nd Mar 2016

    Dusting Off Wallace Monument Memorabilia

    We’ve kicked off a campaign to collect memorabilia featuring The National Wallace Monument from years gone by, to mark the […]

  • Earth Hour

    18th Mar 2016

    Earth Hour

    The National Wallace Monument will be taking part in Earth Hour at 8:30PM on Saturday 19th March 2016. The flood […]

  • VisitScotland

    18th Mar 2016

    VisitScotland

    If you are wondering what else there is to do in Stirling, just watch this great VisitScotland city snapshot video […]

  • Stirling Observer 8th March

    9th Mar 2016

    Stirling Observer 8th March

    If you are starting to plan where to go and what to do with the children over the Easter break […]