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Church of the Holy Rude

St. John Street, Stirling FK8 1ED, Scotland
+44 1786 475275
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St. John Street, Stirling FK8 1ED, Scotland
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"the stained glass windows"
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"king james"
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"interesting history"
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"john knox"
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"westminster abbey"
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"different languages"
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"oldest building"
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"well worth a visit"
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"coronation"
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"crowned"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My bad for not looking this up, but the church closes at 4 PM. We drove all the way up from Edinburgh, spent time at the castle and had a late lunch, and arrived just as they were shutting down. We really wanted to see...More

Thank Scott S
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

One of the oldest buildings in all of Stirling. Great medieval church with connected graveyard. Church is very near the castle so easy to visit both.

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

wasn't able to go in, just wandered the graveyard: Old stones with blurred inscriptions. Yet some could be read: they even put cause of death or where the person was from. Great fun!

Thank Kathy M
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Certainly worth a visit with its histort and you can double up with the Castle visit. Regards Gary Saunders

Thank Gary S
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

The most interesting feature of this church is that it was split into two parts, with two congregations, during the Reformation!!

Thank mcateesphar13
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Stunning Church, we could have spent all day there. Gothic style and dates back to 1100's and has served as the town's Parish since 1500's. James VI was crowned there as a baby, and John Knox preached there! It is the only Church outside of...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

A lovely, peaceful church with old and contrmporary stained glass, and an interesting history of split congregations. Photos allowed, though with contributions to make one feel righteous. Quick walk from the castle parking lot through the church cemetery, which many will find of more iterest...More

Thank Fletch W
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Great interior and a true historical feeling when you walk in church. The roof inside is amazing and there is a lot of information about this church where the earliest part of the church present dates from the 15th century, which is the second oldest...More

Thank Couple_H_A
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful church with an impressive history and peaceful ambience. I have visited twice, and both times a local welcomed me and had a chat. The Church of Scotland Sunday service is engaging, and I always find a hymn which resonates with me.

Thank myanmar2000
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

There are information sheets in lots of different languages (including Albanian, I noticed - not sure if those are used much but all credit for the effort) but they are two sides of A4 and not much information in them. There is a very large...More

Thank Lemmus
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