Wallace Monument

A magnificent structure celebrating the “Knight of Elderslie and Guardian of Scotland”

On the traditional site of his home in Elderslie you will find a memorial erected to Scotland’s national hero, Sir William Wallace, (1274-1305). Wallace is famous for his battles against the tyranny of Edward Plantagenet as part of the Scottish Wars of Independence.

The monument comprises a series of sculpted plaques around a column reminiscent of a market cross. The plaques illustrate the key moments in Wallace’s career as Knight of Elderslie and Guardian of Scotland.

Contact

241 Main Rd
Elderslie
Johnstone
PA5 9EN

Renfrewshire's tremendous impact on Scottish history

Paisley has some interesting musical roots

I think what makes Paisley great is our history. We have the Abbey, the mills, the Paisley Pattern and some great architecture. We have great heritage in music with the Tannahill Weavers and other great singers.

Phyllis Arthur
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