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Greenock Cemetery

1 South Street | PA16 8UG Port, Greenock PA16 8UG, Scotland
+44 1475 715658
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Peaceful and historic

Stunning grounds heaped in local history etc lovely and peaceful for walk and to pay respect to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
william h
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Greenock, United Kingdom
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Great history

Iconic Cemetery beautiful historic headstones; views across the River Clyde ;used to take my... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rose L
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Greenock, Scotland, United Kingdom
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“buried here” (6 reviews)
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1 South Street | PA16 8UG Port, Greenock PA16 8UG, Scotland
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+44 1475 715658
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning grounds heaped in local history etc lovely and peaceful for walk and to pay respect to loved ones and veterans from the wars they also do guide tours a well a haunted tour as well if not mistaken

Thank william h
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Iconic Cemetery beautiful historic headstones; views across the River Clyde ;used to take my children walks through here ;reading headstones; grandparents & other family members buried here ; monumental stones always intrigued us ;just historic

Thank Rose L
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

A lovely well maintained cemetry. Beautiful views of the area. Looking down over the cruise ship berthed in the Port of Glasgow and across to the hills beyond. All in all, a place to die for!

Thank EEA47
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

huge park with lots of different trees (weeping beech etc.) and pathways. Mossy ancient monuments and graves. Wildlife. Famous lover of Robert Burns among graves and monument to James Watt. Try going there when the leaves turn!

3  Thank AxxaTH
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Greenock cemetery is full of history and interesting sights. It is well maintained and was once the largest cemetery in Europe.It has well laid out paths for walking and also driving, the views across the river from the highest point are stunning. The grave of...More

1  Thank Catherine G
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

You don’t often consider a cemetery to be a place to go for a day out but this beautiful place is possibly the biggest civilian cemetery in the whole of Europe. You can get lost among the mature woodlands for hours and enjoy stunning views...More

2  Thank prim0rdial
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

I visited Greenock cemetery o n August 30th 1917 and was saddened to find nothing has changed since my 1915 visit still no seats or any other improvement I live in Australia and our cemeterys are beautifully looked after

1  Thank Flora F
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

One of the largest cemeteries in Europe and the 'Greenock Cemetery Walks' guide book really helps you find the odd, the fascinating and the famous - Highland Mary and James Watt have a special area with information boards. The site is fairly well maintained considering...More

1  Thank Rossergruffydd
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

This place is not in our plan but when we saw the sign "cemetary" we decided to stop for a while. It's quite big cemetary with a lot of old grave stones. Most of the great people of Greenock have been buried here. Drive your...More

1  Thank Solodam J
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

we was shown this by our friend we was staying with, she was showing us around the area. the cemetery is huge the grave monuments are very impressive.

Thank nalasetag
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Agnes S
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29 March 2017|
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Yes you can get info and have a look for family graves
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Response from ESMcK | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for the question. The best way to get there is to walk it is only about 1 mile from where cruise ship docks. Exit cruise terminal on Patrick Street turn right, continue to Union Street, turn left, walk to Nelson... More
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