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WIlliam Wallace Memorial

St. Bartholomew's Hospital | W Smithfield, London EC1A 9DS, England
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Legendary figure

A small memorial located on the wall at St Bartholomew Hospital to the memory of Sir William... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
nellielim
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Braveheart

Just watched the film and it was nothing like what actually happened so if you watch it or have... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Louise M
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St. Bartholomew's Hospital | W Smithfield, London EC1A 9DS, England
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

A small memorial located on the wall at St Bartholomew Hospital to the memory of Sir William Wallace who fought dauntlessly for the freedom and independence of Scotland. He was eventually betrayed, captured and put to death near this spot in 1305. The impressive granite...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Just watched the film and it was nothing like what actually happened so if you watch it or have watched it then just letting you know it didn't happen that way although I do need to visit the memorial of William Wallace the reason I...More

Thank Louise M
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

A very small memorial situated on the wall of St Bartholomew Hospital. Difficult to find but am important part of Scottish/English history

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This small memorial is dedicated to Sir William Wallace who was executed nearby in 1305, famous as one of the main leaders and fighters for Scottish independence. It is an important reminder, not very hard to find and many people are leaving tributes here.

2  Thank Borzov
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

If you ever saw Braveheart then you would be interested in the William Wallace memorial. A tragic end to a Scottish hero.

Thank Cookster_11
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This is a stunning monument with a fantastic view. There is an easy walk to the monument. As always being a tourist is always a shame when you have to pay entry fees for everything & don't always feel that you get value for money.

Thank Abbey R
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

It is on the back of Saint Bartholomews so find the hospital and walk around is my best advice. I wandered until I found it. If you are a fan of the movie Braveheart and the story of Wallace - it is a small but...More

1  Thank Spelsie
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Mentioned by the tour guide as we were on a Smithfield Walk. Although I've often walked around this area I had not noticed it. Interesting with Scottish independence in the news again.

Thank Margaret E
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Great little hidden gem in London. Accidentally discovered this through TripAdvisor the night before we left London. Anyway, it's a great find and interesting monument. It's difficult to find as the directions lead you away from it. Worth a wee visit, even just to kill...More

Thank cameronk_uk
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Interesting memorial. Kind of hidden and hard to find. Latin states: "I'll tell you the truth: freedom is the best of things. Never live under constraints as servants, sons."

1  Thank Simone C
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