St Columba's Chapel
St Columba's Chapel
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Stella M
Copenhagen, Denmark47 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
We found this gem by accident - as I have a keen interest in graveyards. It's a fine chapel with an interesting history. Worth a stop.
Written 17 August 2022
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Colin Buist
Macduff, UK32 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
Very interesting and historical church to visit with information and factual plaques to tell its story.
Written 18 July 2022
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hairdy
Preston, UK2,270 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 • Solo
Got the bus easy enough, got stuck going back though, so had to ring a cab... 🤔🙄This site is amazing, especially if you get it to yourself, such history. The yellow lichen covered walls illustrating how clean the air is up there. I spent a few hours just sitting and looking out to the sea, inside some very special stones
Written 9 October 2021
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Ali921
Edinburgh, UK1,493 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021
You stop because it is on the way to The Point. Not much to see really the information boards give all the interesting information you need. The coffin/grave covers are the highlight and actually worth seeing, tucked away inside. Easy to miss the signage if you were not looking for it because it's hard to see the church on approach.
Written 23 September 2021
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Alan B
Norwich, UK27 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021
Well worth a visit , ancient church with interesting graveslabs and curious history . Pass remarkable monument on the way there.
Written 10 July 2021
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Osar88
scotland130 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 • Family
Lovely grave yard right on the water, with a beautiful little grave yard cat!! Nice little walk over to the area past a memorial. Spent around 20 mins reading different stones. Really is in a beautiful area
Written 11 August 2019
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Liz W
San Anselmo, CA25 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019
I had the pleasure of tromping about the gross of St Columba's Chapel in the rain and loved every moment. I would have liked a bit signage with more detail of what I was looking at but i know had my phone been working I could have found on the world-wide web. All so old and while I'm not religious, I'm continually amazed the influence that religiosity has had on populations. I gave 4 and not 5 stars because this isn't for everyone and for instance, I had other places that resonated with me more. That's all.
Written 7 August 2019
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orth1
North Carolina283 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Couples
This is a quiet and spiritually meaningful place to remember the early Christian influence on Scotland. Columba came from Ireland after St Patrick converted many in that land to Christianity. This is a ruin of the church and outpost he created but it gives one a feeling of what this might have looked and felt like nearly 1400 years ago. It is near a beach and cove from the ocean that offers a haunting look to the setting.
Written 1 August 2019
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bigjezzer
west yorkshire30 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Couples
I was the only one wandering around on a stormy afternoon. A well maintained building given it's age and well worth a short visit. They're restoring and protecting some of the more interesting tombstones and free information sheets are available.
Written 26 June 2019
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UpminsterPete
Upminster, UK66 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Couples
This is a very historic church dating back to the early Middle Ages which is still largely complete except for the roof. Part of it is now temporarily roofed over to protect come of the grave stones. The old grave stones are very interesting especially the effigy of a knight lying down but otherwise there is not much to see except the walls of the church. It is surprisingly hard to find being hidden away from the main road. Look out for the Land Raiders monument (like a tall cairn split in two) on the left-hand side of the road coming from Stornoway, turn off the road and the church is on the right further down.
Written 25 June 2019
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