of the best vantage points from which to view Stirling
is the top of the national Wallace Monument, a prominent
Victorian tower which stands above the river on a rocky
crag and catches the eye for miles around, as you can see from the video above, filmed on 8th December 2010.
the 1850's there was a tide of nationalism that swept across
the globe. One of the outcomes was the erection of the National
Wallace Monument in memory of a great Scottish hero.
original structure was completed in 1869 with an addition
to the building at a later date. This addition was the 'Hall
of Heroes' in which you can find marble sculptures of other
Scottish heroes as well as information concerning such greats
as Robert the Bruce, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Burns and David
your visit to the monument you can spend more time exploring
the Abbey Craig, on which the monument stands, with its vast
areas of unspoilt land and beautiful woodland.
Monument stands above Causewayhead Road while overlooking Bridge
of Allan, Riverside and giving a great view of Royal Stirling
and the Castle.