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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
+44 1786 475275
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This church is situated as you walk out/towards Stirling Castle. It's my understanding that this church is the only church outside of London (Westminster Abbey) where a King of England was also crowned. It's a wonderful church with a very rich history and well worth...More

Thank njs083
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm quite interest in churches and their architecture, but sadly the Scottish reformation stripped this church form most of its fancy details. If you are a connoisseur of wooden roof constructions, have a look at the "hammerhead" ceiling. So I'd rate this as a place...More

Thank Oliver J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing special - no exciting vaulted ceilings, modern wood work etc. Stained glass mainly modern - most traces of old Catholic church seem to have been removed. Pleasant people.

Thank 10freda44
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This church has a lot of history and the stained glass windows were breathtaking. History of Stirling and how it was run throughout the ages. It is still a working church so masses are held there daily. Well worth seeing.

Thank Stephanie T
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Very old and full of history and in excellent condition, well worth looking into on your way up the hill to Stirling castle.

Thank PJKNorthernIreland
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful Ild Church steeped in History, the Stained glass windows are amazing, & a hidden Angel window up high, you need to stand at the Alter & face down the church , look up near the roof arch is a lovey Angel...More

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The old wooden ceiling is fascinating. The relatively new stained glass windows on one side are explained thoroughly, as is the history of the printed bible.

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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Important for the coronation, but also because the congregation argued and split the building into two sections, one for the Presbyterians and the other for the Episcopals-- for 300 years. There's a tour guide there to help interpret what you see. Unique, can stay for...More

Thank lbmullane
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Arrived to see church and as we walked around we were entertained by the Presbyterian Church Choir from Bloomington USA. the windows of the church are from different eras the Angel window dates from 1868 and there are recent celebratory stained glass from recent date...More

Thank kevin d
Reviewed 25 June 2017

My wife and I decided to visit this Church in time for the morning service and were glad we did. It was such a pleasure to worship in a place of so much history and significance and be so welcomed by a lovely congregation. It...More

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