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Not respected by locals.

A very interesting historical site. Well worth a visit. Parking is on street or on the small gravel... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Perth, United Kingdom
A Hidden Gem

This is near home, so I've been many times. Tucked away behind a council scheme, this place is... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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14 Jul 2018
“Not respected by locals.”
22 Nov 2017
“A Hidden Gem”
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

A very interesting historical site. Well worth a visit. Parking is on street or on the small gravel gateway right next to the site. Sadly, the local youngsters seem to use the building as a hang out at night and have lit fires against the...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

This is near home, so I've been many times. Tucked away behind a council scheme, this place is fascinating. Parking is on the street and you may meet the local kids climbing on the buildings, but it's still worth a visit. There's not much information...More

1  Thank i2c_JP
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We approached this Collegiate church with great anticipation, but found there was no car park and you have to park on a narrow grass verge nearby. The railings surrounding the site are partially broken down although a redemming factor was the well cut grass. The...More

3  Thank donnison44
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We went around the church thinking it would something interesting to visit, but we were very disappointed with the whole status of the place. The walls are full of graffiti and it seems some fires have been lot within the church itself. The information panels...More

2  Thank EduardoMarin
Reviewed 25 June 2016

No real car park, well signposted though and a lovely Abbey Meadow at the entrance. The tree covered knoll is the 12th century Kirkhill Motte and is also worth a look - it has an interpretation panel. The almost unique survival of the Knot Garden...More

1  Thank Rossergruffydd
Reviewed 27 September 2015

This is worth a short detour north from the Dumfries ring road. It is not too hard to find behind a housing estate and close to the river. You end up on a small road with parking limited to a couple of cars. You will...More

3  Thank BKP47
Reviewed 11 February 2015

The ruins of the church are located in a quiet area of Dumfries. Parking is limited and the walk to and around it can be muddy. There is a beautifully carved tomb as well as other carved stones around the building. It is managed by...More

5  Thank Adam S
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