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National Wallace Monument

Hillfoots Road | Abbey Craig, Stirling FK9 5LF, Scotland
+44 1786 472140
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A national hero - a national landmark. The National Wallace Monument stands proudly on The Abbey Craig, outside the historic city of Stirling, and tells the thrilling story of Sir William Wallace, Guardian of Scotland, Patriot and Martyr.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wallace monument” (339 reviews)
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Hillfoots Road | Abbey Craig, Stirling FK9 5LF, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth the trip, we arrived at the tourist shop and took a shuttle up to the monument. Great view. Then we climbed over 200 stairs to reach the top. There were stops at different floors to take a breather. Each floor has interesting exhibits....More

Thank Sheila F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wasn’t sure what to expect and whether it would interest two teenagers. But it was a worthwhile afternoon. Nice walk to the top, the monument itself has stunning views of course. Interesting stories told inside. Great actors outside telling stories about Wallace. Good cafe and...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited whilst on a family break Feb 2018 . A lovely walk up to castle with carved statues On way up. Claimed the 246 steps up the winding stair case. Each level is filled with history to look at and listen if you get the...More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped here by chance not planning to visit the monument. We were very pleased by the quality of the food presented by the samm cafe. Well worth a visit

Thank Gavin001
Reviewed 6 days ago

While visiting Stifling we ventured out to visit this monument. Enjoyed half price entry as this was a special offer uoto the end of February on entry before 11am. Taken up to the monument by mini bus. Climb to the top of the tower not...More

Thank Richard D
TheWallaceMon, Marketing Team at National Wallace Monument, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Richard and thank you so much for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit, please come again.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place to watch over the city and to learn more about Robert Wallace, and about famous scotts. GO up the tower if you can, the view is worth it ! You have a shuttlr up to the monument if you dont want to walk....More

Thank Amandine R
TheWallaceMon, Marketing Team at National Wallace Monument, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Amandine, thank you so much for your lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed visiting us.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Climbing the many stairs is relieved at landings where information is freely supplied, the views from the top are stunning.

Thank Ronnie S
TheWallaceMon, Marketing Team at National Wallace Monument, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Ronnie, thank you for visiting, we are delighted you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went in the morning before 11am, and got half price entry which is totally worth it! Walked up to the top and then climbed the steps. It makes a big deal of the 246 steps but there are stops on the way so it’s...More

Thank MustaKir
TheWallaceMon, Marketing Team at National Wallace Monument, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello and thanks so much for your lovely review, we are delighted you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

There is ample free car parking. Tickets are bought at the bottom of the hill, and shown at the tower on top of the hill. There is a cafe and shop at the bottom of the hill, and a tourist shop at the foot of...More

Thank goldsb
TheWallaceMon, Marketing Team at National Wallace Monument, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for visiting us and for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and thanks so much for your kind comments about our wood carvings.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The setting for the memorial Is spectacular. The views are impressive from all directions as you approach. History comes to life as you visit this spot memorializing the Scottish hero

Thank Gran7
TheWallaceMon, Marketing Team at National Wallace Monument, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello and thank so much for your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed visiting us.

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Lynne R
31 October 2017|
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Response from TheWallaceMon | Property representative |
Hi Lynne, the galleries within the Monument, and the Crown at the top of the building, are accessed via a spiral staircase, with a total of 246 steps. Access to the Abbey Craig is also limited, although we do provide a... More
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sparklebirdy
6 September 2016|
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Response from DCC777 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Laurajsi, You climb the spiral staircase inside the actual monument/castle. These aren't very spacious however there is about 3 floors where you can take a break from the stairs and go into the exhibition rooms. You... More
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Jaxcat2015
28 April 2016|
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Response from Amy Beth D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There isn't a taxi stand like you would typically find in other cities or local areas however if you are reliant on a taxi transporting you from place to place then I'd recommend ringing ahead for one or asking the... More
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