Glenfinnan Monument, Glenfinnan

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#2 of 13 in Historic Sites in Lochaber
At Glenfinnan Monument, view the tribute to the brave Jacobite clansman who fought for the cause of Bonnie Prince Charlie in the 1745 uprising. Designed by renowned Scottish architect James Gillespie Graham, the monument was built in 1815 to commemorate the raising of the Prince's standard here. Climb to the top of the tower to take in great views of Loch Shiel and the typical Highland scenery. Stop by the visitors center to learn more about the history behind the monument and the uprising through various exhibits. To visit Glenfinnan Monument and get the most from your holiday in Glenfinnan, create itinerary details personal to you using our Glenfinnan day trip site .
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  • If you are in the area it is well worth a visit. Climb to the top for great views. Free for NT members. Very interesting history  more »
  • As I have an NTS membership, I entered the attraction for free - which is a bonus. I feel if I'd had to pay, my rating may have been lower. The small visitor centre is nice, interesting to read the hi...  more »
  • A historic place where Bonnie Prince Charlie started his rebellion. The monument is located in a fantastically nice area and nearby there is a small cozy shop as well as the bridge that was used in several Harry Potter films. Well worth a stop if you have the roads past.
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  • The views down the loch were beautiful, however the monument itself was closed as my visit was too early in the season. I was so disappointed when looking towards Glenfinnan Viaduct, it was initially very hard to distinguish and looked nothing at all like the photographs I had previously seen of it.
  • Great views down the loch. I've visited many times but have never spotted the viewpoint walk behind the visitor centre. Amazing views from the top 😍
  • Excellent facility. We had lovely weather too. Recommended highly
  • Lots of info in the visitors center. Beautiful views. You must talk in the walk to the top of the monument.
  • Nice place to visit. Especially if you go up to the view point above the shop, it is a short climb well worth it when you get up there.
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