William Wallace Monument, Stirling, Scotland - Sir William Wallace was a Scottish knight who became one of the main leaders during the Wars of Scottish Independence. Along with Andrew Moray, Wallace defeated an English army at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in September 1297 and was the subject of literary works by Sir Walter Scott, Jane Porter, and of the Academy Award-winning film Braveheart (1995).

The National Wallace Monument is a tower standing on the summit of Abbey Craig, a hilltop near Stirling in Scotland. It commemorates Sir William Wallace, the century Scottish hero. The Wallace Monument near Stirling, Scotland

Stirling Castle located in Stirling, Scotland,  is one of the largest and most important castles, both historically and architecturally, in Scotland.  Several Scottish Kings and Queens have been crowned at Stirling Castle, including Mary, Queen of Scots, in 1543. There have been at least eight sieges of Stirling Castle, including several during the Wars of Scottish Independence, with the last being in 1746, when Bonnie Prince Charlie unsuccessfully tried to take the castle.

Stirling Castle is one of the largest and most important castles, both historically and architecturally, in Scotland. Several Scottish Kings.

Statue of William Wallace near the Wallace Monument in Sterling, Scotland. | Day 9

William Wallace, Braveheart - The True Story

Statue de William Wallace près du monument de Wallace à Stirling, en Ecosse.

Stirling Bridge and William Wallace Monument

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... glass windows in the William Wallace Monument, Sterling - Scotland

glass windows in the William Wallace Monument, Sterling - Scotland. Wallace was actually, by all accounts, an exceptionally gifted archer. His family seal even incorporates a bow an arrow design.

Stirling Castle - Scotland.  My favorite, but I only got to spend about an hour here.  Must go back.

Sterling Castle is one of the most famous and certainly the most important of Scotland's historic castles. Robert the Bruce, William Wallace and Mary Queen of Scots spent time at this bastion of Scottish independence.

William Wallace - Braveheart - Sterling Bridge where Wallace defeated the English army near Sterling Scotland

William Wallace - Braveheart - Sterling Bridge where Wallace defeated the English army near Sterling Scotland 2007

Stirling, Scotland

Stirling castle & Wallace Monument (to the right). Climbed a crazy amount of narrow steps in the Wallace Monument but it was worth it!

Sterling Castle: This castle sits atop Castle Hill at Sterling, Scotland at a crossing place of the River Forth.  There are cliffs on 3 sides making it a good defensive position.  Fortifications here may date from the 7-8th century but most of the current buildings are from the 15-17th centuries.  There have been 8 sieges of the castle and several Scottish kings and queens have been crowned here.

Stirling Castle shortlisted for Best UK Heritage Attraction. The landmark is the only Scottish attraction to have made the British Travel Awards shortlist.

14 Fairy Tale Castles You Must Visit In Scotland - Hand Luggage Only - Travel, Food & Home Blog

14 Fairytale Castles In Scotland To Visit

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