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William Wallace Statue

William Wallace Statue (AKA BRAVEHEART) is guarding the entrance to Edinburgh castle with Robert... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joyce P

Guarding the entrance to Edinburgh Castle with Robert the Bruce is where you'll find the statue of... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

William Wallace Statue (AKA BRAVEHEART) is guarding the entrance to Edinburgh castle with Robert the Bruce, On the Castle tour, they said Braveheart had nothing to do with the castle and Robert the Bruce destroyed it except for the chapel. But its thrilling to see.

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Guarding the entrance to Edinburgh Castle with Robert the Bruce is where you'll find the statue of the most loved Scottish hero Sir William Wallace.

Thank marcormerod
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

It is a statue to the right of the entry gate to Edinburgh Castle. May disappoint Mel Gibson/Braveheart fans but Wallace is depicted in period armor. He did not wear kilt, did not wear blue facepaint, and was not five foot tall. While you are...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

As you enter Edinburgh Castle, keep an eye out for the statues of William Wallace and Robert the Bruce flanking the entrance. Both are important memorials to major figures in Scottish history.

Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I recently spent 2 days in Edinburgh with my niece from Canada - and as I am part Wallace on my maternal side, I took her to see the statue of (our possible ancestor) William Wallace - I swear he looks like my uncle!! Walking...More

1  Thank Erica M
Reviewed 8 June 2018

A great no so big statue in front of the castle.The other side is another great man the Robert the Bruce.When you are visiting Scotland I think is necessary to read somthing about their men biography.

Thank Christos O
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Here he stands, guarding the entrance to Edinburgh Castle, with his 'friend' Robert the Bruce to his right. Don't miss him as you walk in.

1  Thank centralvic
Reviewed 14 April 2018

This superb statue imbedded in Scottish History stands on the right hand side of the Castle Gatehouse surveying the Royal Mile from the Castle Gatehouse . One of the great heroes in the fight for the Nation beautifully carved in granite . I notice some...More

Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Great walk up to the monument - its steep but there are rest stops. A bus is provided if you don't fancy the climb. My kids and I enjoyed climbing the steps of the tower and the 3 levels where exhibits allowed us to catch...More

3  Thank marjorie d
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Getting to the monument is difficult. The path up to the monument is extremely steep, however there is a bus ( use it!) there are 246 steps that are spiral and stone and very narrow, quite a challenge! The wind howls through the walls and...More

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