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St Serf's Church and Dupplin Cross

Tron Square, Perth PH2 0RG, Scotland
+44 1764 684497
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This picturesque parish church houses the nineth century Dupplin Cross, a masterpiece of Pictish stonework.The 9th century Dupplin Cross is one of a few complete, free standing early medieval crosses that survive in Scotland.
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Tron Square, Perth PH2 0RG, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the Historic Scotland locations where entry is free I notice on this site location is stated as Tron Square Perth ! this is wrong it is in Kirkstyle Square Dunning which is 8 miles from Perth although the postal code in...More

Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 11 April 2017

pretty village. worth a visit and walk about. old fashioned pubs with atmosphere. lunch at golf club worthwhile

Thank MarieW1234
Reviewed 9 October 2016

St. Serf's Kirk (Church) is actually located in the village of Dunning which is a few miles southwest of the city of Perth. The church itself dates back to about 1200 and is quite lovely inside with some beautiful stained glass windows. The exterior is...More

3  Thank OBIDOCRL
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Free. Parking can be a bit tight. Well worth the detour - easy to get to when driving. A real re-located bit of history. Excellent carvings. Bigger than I thought it would be. Check opening hours. Interesting old graveyard and church but the cross is...More

1  Thank Whatbob
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The exquisitely carved and historically extremely important Pictish Dupplin Cross is housed within a church containing stunning stained glass windows. The tours available from Historic Scotland guides provide all the details you could wish to know. I've repeatedly visited this amazing site.

2  Thank spiritoftheunicorn
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Historical church and Dupplin Cross. Friendly and informative guides who give interesting talk about the meaning of the symbols on the cross and local history.

2  Thank Hilary B
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Stopped to take photo of church when the most engaging custodian appeared. She took us in to see the Cross and explained what the markings were and gave us its history. Then she explained the stained glass windows. First time we had heard about the...More

3  Thank Lindacor51
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Called in at this lovely little chapel on a whim and am so glad we did. Our wonderful English Heritage Guide, Mirna, was fabulous. We were the only ones there and she took us into the church and told us all of the history of...More

3  Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 15 May 2016

The church was built c1200, services ceased in 1974. The Dupplin Cross was erected here in 2002. Pictish it originally stood near Dupplin Castle overlooking Forteviot the site of a Pictish palace. It was probably erected by Constantine, son of Fergus, in the early 9th...More

2  Thank f2s
Reviewed 28 March 2016

My wife and I visited this Historic site as part of a day out in Perthshire. The Church building is extremely attractive and some parts of it date back to 1200. Inside the Church is an amazing Pictish Cross. It retains lots of it's original...More

1  Thank SnoopD4ve
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