Renew your acquaintance with Scotland's legendary freedom fighter by visiting the National Wallace Monument.
Scale the summit of the 220 ft sandstone tower, which sits atop Abbey Craig, for panoramic sights of the whole of Stirling, reaching from the Forth Valley to the Ochil Hills.
Inside Wallace Monument you will learn about the turbulent events leading up to Scotland's momentous victory at the Battle of Stirling Bridge, listen to Wallace's trial in London at the hands of Edward I, and see his battlesword, a huge blade that reached well over 5 ft in length.
Choose a souvenir of your visit in the gift shop, relax in Legends Coffee House or experience the Hall of Heroes, a series of ornate busts celebrating Scotland’s most famous historical figures.
The tower was designed by architect John Thomas Rochead and completed in 1869. Built in Victorian Gothic style, the main spiral staircase encompasses 246 steps.