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National Wallace Monument
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Private Day Tour to Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond from Glasgow
Ranked #4 of 63 things to do in Stirling
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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.
Stirling, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Awesome visit”
Reviewed 10 June 2014

What can i say, the history, the views. a must for any visitor to Stirling. Great coffee shop is a welcome bonus.

Visited June 2014
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Wallace Monument”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

This is a great monument. Those who don't like steep stairs, stay at the bottom. The foor displays are OK, the payback is the view at the top. Really good.

Visited September 2013
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Bridge of Allan, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great walk but a lot of steps!”
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Great walk to the the monument and then 246 steps up. Very exhausting, but there are rooms after each 80 steps where you can see different historic exhibitions. View from the top is spectacular. Very nice for a sunny Sunday. Also the trails around the monuments are very nice and worth a walk.

Visited May 2014
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“Step into history”
Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

Well worth a visit to this beautiful monument. Definitely not for the feint of heart but the history and information is excellent, not to mention the breath taking views from the top. Wonderful walks around in the area. Although it is very easy to loose your way. Would definitely recommend if you have time.

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Stocksbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“More Stairs!”
Reviewed 6 June 2014

246 stairs gets you to the top! But first.....

Once you park in the car park you go through the main entrance you have a nice hike up the hill (optional, there is a shuttle if you prefer). We hiked. If you go off the main path, there were parts that were muddy but that is to be expected.

When we made it to the actual monument the ticket lady wasn't sure about having my father go up (he was sporting a knee brace and cane) but he wore these a precautionary measures (he is pushing 70) and told her it was ok.

One thing that was nice about this trip of the stairs (we did several of these stair climbs on this tour vacation) is that there was stopping points where you could stop and rest. They were actually little museums with information about Wallace but it gave nice breaks on the climb up.

On top of the monument was incredibly windy, hold onto your hat/papers/anything not tied to you! Got some really nice photos and had an enjoyable time.

Visited April 2014
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