Scotland’s National Hero

Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.

Scotland’s National Hero

About Scotland’s National Hero

21st August 2019
28th August 2019
4th September 2019
plus 3 more date(s), see below for more info
See listing for details
The National Wallace Monument
Abbey Craig Hillfoots Road, Causewayhead FK9 5LF
Performances are held outside the Monument and are Free. Admission charges payable only for entering the Monument.
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Listen as a costumed actor gives a short presentation on the life of William Wallace at The National Wallace Monument. Discover who he was, where he came from, and how he fought to free the people of Scotland from oppression.

Regular performances from 11am until 4pm (Apr.)
11:15am; 12:00pm; 12:45pm; 1:30pm; 2:30pm; 3:15pm; 4:00pm (May. – Oct.)

Please Note:

• The National Wallace Monument will be open from 10:00am – 4:00pm.

• Last admission is 45 minutes prior to closing.

• Performances which are scheduled to take place in the open areas surrounding the Monument may be rescheduled (or cancelled) in the event of inclement weather.

Important Information
During the Winter period the opening of the Monument can be affected by adverse weather, and the building may also be closed to visitors on occasions to enable essential maintenance work to be undertaken. Please check for the latest information and updates on www.nationalwallacemonument.com








Additional Dates: 28 August 2019, 04 September 2019, 18 September 2019, 25 September 2019, 16 October 2019

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Scotland’s National Hero are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at The National Wallace Monument

A Battle Won

A Battle Won

17th August 2019
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

18th August 2019
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
Static Falconry Display

Static Falconry Display

19th August 2019
Meet a variety of birds at this static falconry display at The National Wallace Monument every Monday during July and August.
Archery at The National Wallace Monument

Archery at The National Wallace Monument

20th August 2019
Have you always wanted to try archery? Well now you can! Visitors are invited to try archery when they visit The National Wallace Monument on any Tuesday in July or August.
Warrior Training

Warrior Training

22nd August 2019
Find out about the weapons used by both armies at the Battle of Stirling Bridge during the informative weapons demonstrations at The National Wallace Monument.
August Anniversary Dates at The National Wallace Monument

August Anniversary Dates at The National Wallace Monument

23rd August 2019
Come along to some special presentations at The Wallace Monument to mark important anniversaries in Wallace's life.
Family Fridays

Family Fridays

23rd August 2019
Fridays just got a lot more interesting this summer at The National Wallace Monument!
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

24th August 2019
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

25th August 2019
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
Static Falconry Display

Static Falconry Display

26th August 2019
Meet a variety of birds at this static falconry display at The National Wallace Monument every Monday during July and August.
Archery at The National Wallace Monument

Archery at The National Wallace Monument

27th August 2019
Have you always wanted to try archery? Well now you can! Visitors are invited to try archery when they visit The National Wallace Monument on any Tuesday in July or August.
Warrior Training

Warrior Training

29th August 2019
Find out about the weapons used by both armies at the Battle of Stirling Bridge during the informative weapons demonstrations at The National Wallace Monument.
Family Fridays

Family Fridays

30th August 2019
Fridays just got a lot more interesting this summer at The National Wallace Monument!
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

31st August 2019
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

1st September 2019
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

7th September 2019
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

8th September 2019
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

11th September 2019
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
Wallace 150

Wallace 150

11th September 2019
On Wednesday 11th September 2019 you are invited to visit The Abbey Craig and join the activities which will mark the 150th anniversary of The National Wallace Monument!
Wallace Wha Hae!

Wallace Wha Hae!

14th September 2019
The National Wallace Monument’s 150th anniversary celebrations continue with a family-friendly festival in the grounds of Wallace High School on 14th September.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

14th September 2019
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

15th September 2019
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

21st September 2019
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

22nd September 2019
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

28th September 2019
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
A Battle Won

A Battle Won

29th September 2019
Travel back in time as costumed actors bring to life the main events of William Wallace and Andrew de Moray’s victory in 1297 at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
Evening Lecture: 10000 Years of History on the Abbey Craig

Evening Lecture: 10000 Years of History on the Abbey Craig

10th October 2019
Dr Murray Cook, archaeologist and local history expert, will delve into the history of the Abbey Craig, revealing some of the secrets of the landscape hosting one of Scotland’s most iconic buildings
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

12th October 2019
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

13th October 2019
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Evening Lecture: Remembering Wallace and Bruce Over the Centuries

Evening Lecture: Remembering Wallace and Bruce Over the Centuries

17th October 2019
Join Dr Michael Penman as he looks at the construction of iconic reputations and some of the enduring myths that have persisted for centuries regarding Wallace and Bruce.
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

19th October 2019
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

20th October 2019
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
Scotland’s Heroines

Scotland’s Heroines

24th October 2019
Dr Alison McCall shares some of the fascinating stories she has uncovered about Scottish women and what life would have been like for Victorian career women at a time when the Monument first opened.

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