Welcome to The National Wallace Monument
- standing tall and proud outside the city of Stirling, and overlooking the scene of Scotland’s victory at The Battle of Stirling Bridge.
This is a place where history is something you can touch and feel, as you follow the story of Sir William Wallace, patriot, martyr, and Guardian of Scotland.
For over 140 years, this world-famous landmark has fascinated visitors with its exhibits and displays, telling the story of Sir William Wallace.
Make The National Wallace Monument the high point of your visit to Stirling.
October Holidays at The National Wallace Monument
Follow in the footsteps of a Scottish hero on a Walk with Wallace - a 45-minute guided tour revealing the story behind The Battle of Stirling Bridge. Sunday 12th & Sunday 19th October 2014 (Commencing at 11.00am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm, and 3.00pm).
Meet a footsoldier from Wallace's army - presentations by costumed actors on 11th October, and every day from 13th to 18th October.
Relax – in The Keeper’s Lodge
The Keeper’s Lodge in the ground floor of The Monument has been refurbished – creating a comfortable corner where visitors can relax. Originally part of the accommodation provided for the caretaker (who was appointed as the ‘keeper’ when the Monument opened in 1869), it is ideal for any visitors who are unable to climb the stairs within the Monument, and refreshments and snacks are available.
Acoustiguide Tour of The Monument
A new audio tour is now available for visitors to the Monument – with a commentary in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish, describing all of the building’s features and highlights. Handsets are available for hire (£2) at the Reception Desk in the ground floor area of the Monument.
The Year of Homecoming Scotland 2014
Scotland welcomes the world for the Year of Homecoming Scotland 2014! The year-long programme of events will celebrate the very best of Scotland’s food and drink, our fantastic active and natural resources as well as our creativity, culture and ancestral heritage. Visit Scotland in 2014 and join the celebrations!