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Monument to Scotish leader Bonnie Prince Charlie.
Glenfinnan PH37 4LT, Scotland
+44 844 493 2221
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Most people stop just to see the Viaduct but why not cross the street and see the Glenfinnan Monument up close as well as Loch Schiel? You can take a guided tour through the monument if you wish or just see it up close and...More

Thank liss143
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here like everyone else, to see the Gleninnan viaduct. The monument and loch behind ended up being a great addition to the views! It really was lovely. Be aware that parking in the area can be a little tough, I would assume especially...More

Thank Nicole F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Standing tall on the edge of the loch, this monument commemorates the clansmen who followed Bonnie Prince Charlie into Battle in 1745. He landed from France further up the coast and this monument commemorates where he raised his standard with an army of clansmen. It...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lovely monument it sits on the edge of the water and makes for lovely photos. The glenfinnan viaduct is a stones through away.

Thank Doreen J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

History was made here, it's a great shame that the Bonnie Prince didn't take the advice to return home as soon as he landed. The course of history was changed here because he stayed. The view point is well worth the climb the view is...More

Thank Robin D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove from Portree to Edinburgh and stopped at Glenfinnan. There is an Information Center and from the Car Park, there is a trail to see the Monument. The car park requires paying for paying. It is 3.00 GBP for parking but there is no...More

Thank PandaHouston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have wanted to visit this location for a long time and I have to say the Monument is a fitting tribute to the Jacobite cause. However, I could not believe it when at least 5 coaches turned up so people could view a train...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went out of our way to visit here but all the places to park were full. This was mid-morning on a day in September... goodness knows what it's like in summer! Nothing much to see from the main road without stopping so just turned around...More

Thank CliveP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped to take a picture of the Glenfinnan Viaduct and the Glenfinnan Monument was nearby so we snapped a few photos of it too. Poor Jacobites.

Thank Stu1945
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

magnificent monument just to the lake and very good well-signposted routes to make a magnificent walk. payment parking for the car.

Thank agusticassa
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18 November 2017|
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Response from Olena S | Reviewed this property |
Going to the website might be helpful as we did not use the parking lot and I'm not sure. Good luck.
Erik C
2 August 2017|
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Response from milankov | Reviewed this property |
Time of visit is not problem, because monument is accessible all time without any closed gates or fee. I recommended you climbing on small hill on opposite side of monument. From there is very nice view to monument and lake... More
Wayne F
21 September 2016|
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Response from Gilly C | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know you can take dogs down to the lake and the monument itself, although not inside because of the very narrow staircase. As long as they are on a leash and under control (and obviously clean up after them if... More