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  • The Antonine Wall remains at Bo'ness
    The Antonine Wall remains at Bo'ness
  • Castle Campbell
    Castle Campbell
  • Looking through the trees to the National Wallace Monument, Stirling
    The National Wallace Monument, Stirling
  • The Robert the Bruce statue at Bannockburn
    The Robert the Bruce statue at Bannockburn
  • A view from within the walls of Stirling Castle, palace of Mary Queen of Scots
    Stirling Castle

Follow the history timeline of Loch Lomond, The Trossachs, Stirling & Forth Valley at these attractions and battle sites. See how far back in history you can go, to the days of the Romans, the Scottish Wars of Independence and Scottish kings and queens.

2nd century

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.

13th century

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.

14th century

Wallace’s successor, Robert the Bruce, led the battle against the English at Bannockburn in June 1314.

15th century

Castle Campbell has received many famous visitors throughout its long history, including John Knox and Mary Queen of Scots.

16th century

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.

19th century

Standing proudly over the battlefield, the National Wallace Monument was erected to commemorate the life of this legendary figure.

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