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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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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