Just 15 miles from Stirling you can uncover evidence of Roman occupation within Falkirk’s Callendar Park which dates back to around 142 AD. Take a walk around the striking grounds to admire the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Antonine Wall, or visit the visible remains near The Falkirk Wheel, Bonnybridge and Bo’ness.
Be inspired at Stirling Bridge where the heroic William Wallace famously led his inspired troops to defeat the English forces in the name of freedom. Although the bridge collapsed, it has since been rebuilt near the spot of this historic victory.
In nearby Falkirk, visit the Faw Kirk burial ground for the only known marked graves of Wallace’s followers.
Wallace’s successor, Robert the Bruce, led the battle against the English at Bannockburn in June 1314.
Castle Campbell has received many famous visitors throughout its long history, including John Knox and Mary Queen of Scots.
Stirling Castle’s Royal Court and James V’s Palace has been refurbished to show how it may have looked in the mid 16th century.
Standing proudly over the battlefield, the National Wallace Monument was erected to commemorate the life of this legendary figure.