The National Wallace Monument Tour

Stirling is a popular destination when visiting Scotland.

In addition to Stirling Castle, the National Wallace Monument is a must-see.

Stirling is ideally situated about an hour from both Edinburgh and Glasgow.

As such, you can add Stirling to your guided tour of Scotland.

Making this sightseeing tour one of the best Scotland day tours.

Braveheart Tour

The Wallace Monument tour is a unique opportunity to explore Stirling and the legend of Sir William Wallace.

A real-life 13th-century Scottish warrior and freedom fighter, William Wallace is very important in Scottish history and the monument is testament to that.

“Braveheart” and his small army, famously defeat the large English army at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in year 1297

See our article on the “Auld Stirling Brig”

Scottish Guided Tours
Our guide at the Wallace Monument tells of William Wallace’s life.

Together with the surrounding views of Stirling Castle, a tour of the National Wallace Monument is a unique addition to your private day tour.

 Enquire about our Stirling Castle & Loch Lomond Day Tour

Add the National Wallace Monument to your guided tour itinerary.

The huge 19th Century tower, dedicated to Sir William Wallace stands on the shoulder of the Abbey Craig.

The Abbey Craig or “crag” is a hilltop overlooking Stirling.

The 220ft tower completed in 1869 in an outstanding visitor attraction in the heart of the city of Stirling.

In addtion to a National Wallace Monument tour, Stirling is famous for its castle.

The National Wallace Monument and Stirling Castle are must-see attractions in Scotland.

National Wallace Monument Tour
The Wallace Monument in the city of Stirling with the Ochil Hills as a backdrop

Inside the National Wallace Monument

We park in the car park next the “Legends”cafe.
 
The cafe is great for lunch, coffee or snacks.
 
We then have two options to get to the top of the hill.

Getting to the top 

 

A complimentary bus, which leaves from just outside Legends Cafe or a 15-minute hike up the steep path are our options !!
 
The battle is only half won !!
 
The National Wallace monument involves 246 steps once inside the tower itself.
 
Rewarding views to Stirling Castle and the surrounding area await from the highest point of the tower.
 
Exhibitions on every floor provide great historical information and a welcome breather as you climb the steps.
 
Buy entrance tickets at the bottom visitor centre or at the entrance at the top.
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