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Balquhidder Old Kirk, Stirling, Scotland
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All reviews old church loch voil final resting place robin hood scenic drive ruined church buried here peaceful place scottish folklore rob roy way wee kirk circular walk lane road old age fantastic scenery short detour great piece of history
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Reviewed yesterday

Took my young grandson here on a recent visit he was surprised to see the name on the headstone. Also visited the Old Kirk adjacent lovely building with a great history. Worth a visit

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Allan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

As we often did when we were driving around Scotland, we got lost. But since I love history, this trip was worth every minute of our drive. The Trossachs are gorgeous, and we were determined to find the old kirk (church) and gravesite of Rob...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Leanne B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set amongst the most beautiful scenery, it is extremely atmospheric, especially on a damp and dreary day. Take the opportunity to continue along Loch Voil as, whilst it is not the best road, the views make it worth while.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bigb473
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Personally, I'd say if you don't love history then you should probably just stay in a pub in Glasgow or Edinburgh a good time in it's own right for sure. Castles have historic significance, William Wallace's Monument also has value in the history. As for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank farrellsx6
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The grave of Rob Roy MacGregor (a folk hero who waged a feud against The Duke of Montrose and is often compared to Robin Hood) is not much to look at but the overall setting of the Church in Balquhidder is simply beautiful. He lies...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Roland D
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Walking the Rob Roy Way we just has to visit the Grave. It's a nice little stroll from the town taking you a bit uo into the valley. The sight itself looks perfectly maintained but could as well be in a different era. Old grave...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Martin K
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Yet another historical site visited. This fits nicely into tours of local castles for any history buff.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HowardMichele
Reviewed 18 August 2018

It was interesting to see the churchyard and Rob Roys grave, the front of the church feels a bit like a Formula 1 Pit stop with families and kids flying in and out of cars, seeing Rob and then running back to their vehicles -...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AlecCanwell
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Went to see this grave ,,, have passed many a time but never made the effort to go here, it was an experience that am so glad we did .

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank debbiestephen17
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Not that exciting and if the locals are to be believed he is not really there. But just dont go for the grave, though the journey to it through lovely scenery is worth it, go to look at the church next to it. It is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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