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A wonderful place to visit

A lovingly restored church rich with history and worship. A great place to wander and soak up its... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Stuart P
Fantastic Building

This is the longest parish church in Scotland. The roof is supported on what appears to be stone... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Iain S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sitting on the Banks of the River Tyne, the church is part of a very pretty landscape. The interior is rather simple and common in its elements. One gets the feeling that you have often seen this all before. Perhaps the history of repeated destruction,...More

Thank DonPaulo
Reviewed 4 February 2018

A lovingly restored church rich with history and worship. A great place to wander and soak up its atmosphere.

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is the longest parish church in Scotland. The roof is supported on what appears to be stone columns but they are in fact made of oak with stone applied externally. There has been ongoing restoration work for many years and they are doing an...More

Thank Iain S
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

A beautiful, ancient Church which evidently functions as a family working Chirch. Very welcoming with guide options and an interesting craft stall. Frequently used for concerts. There is a most peaceful garden just by the Church with a unique laburnum archeayed path.

Thank geomus
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This church should be more properly be called a cathedral due to its size. Almost destroyed in the Rough Wooing, the west wing was made usable in reformation times then underwent a Victorian makeover. There are some beautiful painted and stained glass windows. In the...More

Thank EDoyle8664
Reviewed 2 September 2017

My daughter-in-law and I were in Scotland researching our family tree. We knew we had ancestors buried in the cemetery there and carefully searched the grounds around the church. after an hour of this, we noticed a gentleman pull up to one of the side...More

Thank AussieM8
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We traveled to St. Mary's Church in Haddington to see the stained glass windows by Edward Bourne Jones. When we arrived, the church was closed, but we enjoyed a lovely stroll through the gardens and down the quintessentially British Tyne River. Peaceful and very romantic....More

Thank eemahleh
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I learned about this church at the John Gray Museum around the corner and thought it was worth a visit. I am so glad I did! The church itself had been restored since being seized by Henry VI's army in the 1500's. You can even...More

Thank BriKH23
Reviewed 8 June 2017

As we were on the way to Dunbar, we passed Haddington so we stopped for a while at this church but we were too early. The church will be opened at 01.30 pm. The graveyard is clean and well kept.one. We walked around at the...More

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Give yourself plenty of time to learn about the reconstruction and the church history. The adjacent can grave yards and gardens are very pretty and peaceful. The docents are very friendly and knowledgeable.

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