How long does it take to climb the Wallace Monument?
It is recommended that you should allow at least 1 hr. in the Monument itself, and you will also want to allow time for going up to the Monument from the Car Park area. This takes approx. 20 mins.
Why is Wallace Monument famous?
Stirling’s famous landmark stands above the fields where William Wallace led his troops to victory at The Battle of Stirling Bridge, and tells the story of the patriot and martyr who became Scotland’s National Hero.
Can you climb the Wallace Monument?
To get to the top of the monument you have to climb 264 steps, with 3 levels to stop of at all telling the story of William Wallace. Once at the top there are amazing views over the City.
Where is William Wallace’s sword?
the National Wallace Monument
The Wallace Sword has pride of place on display in the National Wallace Monument in Stirling. The sword is huge. It’s 1.63m long and weighs almost three kilos. It’s designed to be used two-handed, but even so, Wallace would have had to be around six feet seven inches to use it.
Where is William Wallace’s head now?
His preserved head (dipped in tar) was placed on a pike atop London Bridge. It was later joined by the heads of the brothers, John and Simon Fraser. His limbs were displayed, separately, in Newcastle, Berwick, Stirling and Perth.
Where in Scotland is the Wallace Monument?
The National Wallace Monument (generally known as the Wallace Monument) is a 67 metre tower on the shoulder of the Abbey Craig, a hilltop overlooking Stirling in Scotland.
Is the Wallace Monument free?
There will be six free admission slots per hour, available every hour from opening. On arrival at the Monument visitors will be required to provide proof of their home address (within the Stirling Council area).
How much is it to get into the Wallace Monument?
The Wallace Monument is divided into 3 main areas….
|Address:||Abbey Craig, Hillfoots Road, Causewayhead, Stirling FK9 5LF|
|Admission:||Adult £ 10.75, Concession £ 8.75, Child £ 6.75, Family (2+2) £ 28.25|
Is Wallace Monument part of Historic Scotland?
The National Wallace Monument is managed and operated by Stirling District Tourism Ltd., and it is not an Historic Scotland property.
What is William Wallace’s sword worth?
How much is the Wallace Sword worth? Lot #175 – BRAVEHEART (1995) – William Wallace’s (Mel Gibson) Hero Claymore Sword – Price Estimate: $30000 – $50000.
Where is the National Wallace Monument in Scotland?
Welcome to The National Wallace Monument. – one of Stirling’s most distinctive landmarks, 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.
How much does it cost to go to the Wallace Monument?
For 150 years, this world-famous attraction has fascinated visitors with its exhibits and displays. Make The National Wallace Monument the high point of your visit to Stirling. Admission Prices: Adult: £10.50, Child: £6.50 Annual Membership Pay once and enjoy visiting all year!
When is the National Wallace Monument open?
The National Wallace Monument is now open to visitors from 9:30am until 5:00pm each day. Reservations (for all visitors – including 2021 Stirling Residents Offer) must be made online in advance, so that visitor numbers can be managed. CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS
What is the famous landmark in Stirling?
Stirling’s famous landmark stands above the fields where William Wallace led his troops to victory at The Battle of Stirling Bridge, and tells the story of the patriot and martyr who became Scotland’s National Hero. The National Wallace Monument is open to visitors from 10:00am until 4:00pm each day.