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JayneSmith34

Earie but lovely and peaceful. Interesting place great looking around the beautiful old graveyard... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
JayneSmith34
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Well worth a look, these stones are so very old and quite fascinating in a respectful way. People... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2016
Linda P
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Evening, dusk visit really brings out the atmosphere of this ancient site especially if windy. Who and what can you hear.

Thank HiggyJay
Reviewed 28 March 2018

from where you park your car (assuming you aren't on foot) to the "stones" is under 10 minutes to walk. the church was closed when we visited (Sept 2017) and the stones are surrounded by a "Glass Wall", but you do get a good view...More

Thank david221b
Reviewed 6 November 2017

These stones tell us that there were Christian believers in this far western part of Scotland many hundreds of years ago. Like the stone at Whithorn Priory, they tell us a story of faith. The location is out in the country, almost hidden from view...More

Thank sgphoto
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Up a single track road just off the road returning from Logan Botanic gardens. The church is tiny and you can see it from the road. Just about 2 spaces for cars at the gate then its a short walk up a track. Good info...More

1  Thank GlasgowWinenut
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I've rated it average, but that is only because I would also liked to have seen inside the old church. I have seldom come across such a peaceful place, it simply oozed calm. The 'stones' in question are some very early Christian stones, now kept...More

Thank Jacqueline H
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Although closed and presumably de-consecrated, this old church has a display of ancient carved stones behind glass. These are worth the visit, but the situation of the church and the view are as impressive. Contrary to the comments about the "spooky" atmosphere, we just found...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Some people have described this place to me as spooky. There is certainly an atmosphere as you walk up the tree lined track to the isolated church and graveyard. On my early evening visit, I found a feeling of peace and serenity rather than anything...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 6 February 2017

As described by other reviewers, you walk up a tree-lined avenue to the small memorial church, now disused and locked, but on display under glass at one end of the church are these ancient Christian stones dating back to around the year 450. They once...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Earie but lovely and peaceful. Interesting place great looking around the beautiful old graveyard too. Take a look

Thank JayneSmith34
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Well worth a look, these stones are so very old and quite fascinating in a respectful way. People died so very young. Make sure you have suitable footwear as it can be rather muddy.

Thank Linda P
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