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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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+44 1786 475275
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"the stained glass windows"
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"king james"
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"john knox"
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"interesting history"
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"westminster abbey"
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"different languages"
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"oldest building"
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"worth a visit"
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"coronation"
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"crowned"
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"donation"
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"worship"
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Reviewed yesterday

A MUST visit if you are on your way to Stirling Castle. It is on the approach road from the town to the castle. Great views from the garden. Just so much history packed into this church. The stained glass windows are on a par...More

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Interesting building with lots of history. Locals volunteer their time to hand out information and to help monitor who is coming in and out. Donation is expected, approximately £3.

Thank taylorashby
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The church was closed when I arrived, but I was able to walk through the cemetery. They views of the city from up there are stunning. The area is very well maintained and there is a lot of history.

Thank Dee Dee G
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped in here on our way up the hill to Stirling Castle. We really enjoyed the church and it's history. This place is recommended. Spend a bit of time in the kirk yard and explore the grave stones, too.

Thank Julie D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an interesting enough little church if you have spare time in Stirling. But if you miss it - you haven’t missed much. The blatantly anti-Catholic propaganda in the church was hugely off-putting. I thought the wars of the reformation were over???

Thank gdfthr81
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely building with beautiful stained glass windows and good exhibition of the King James Bible and how translated into English by Tyndale etc.

Thank StuK72
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You must come visit this historic church. The history will blow you away. The inside of the church is very beautiful too.

Thank FionaCRGN
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church has lots of history. Mary Queen of Scots worshipped here. John Knox preached here. James VI of Scotland (who became James I of England) was crowned here. He is the King James who commissioned the Bible in the English language. The stained glass...More

Thank Christine H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visted here on the way to Stirling Castle and it was definitely worth the visit. The church has some stunning stain glass windows and is full of information on the history of the building. Staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. The cemetery is also...More

Thank Rebecca D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I must say I thought this to be church not to be missed in Stirling, there is some great history to the church and plenty of information boards on the history . There are site layouts available and these were excellent . The custodians are...More

Thank craigluscar
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