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St. John Street, Stirling FK8 1ED, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chanced upon the church while making our way to Stirling Castle. Quite a beautiful place and wish we'd had more time. There are some beautiful gardens to walk through as well as the graveyards. The staff is very friendly and you can read from...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2018

We very much enjoyed studying the stained glass windows in this church. They were mostly Victorian, so beautiful clear colours and scenes. It was interesting to see to whom they were dedicated.

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Reviewed 13 October 2018

I LOVED Stirling. The church was very beautiful, and the man that was working there was very helpful and answered all our questions about the church and cemetery. The graves outside were so old and very interesting how people were just buried on top of...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2018

The wife & me wanted to visit this church as we'd seen write up's suggestion it was interesting. Wow, as you walk to the doors there are large canons on the other side! We were lucky as it was supposed to open at 10-30 &...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

Interesting information that 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.

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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We just walked around the grounds and the cemetery is beautiful. Such history and the scenery is breathtaking.

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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We wandered in to the church as we were passing inbetween looking at the castle ( not interested enough to pay £15 for that) and visiting the Old Jail . It was fairly busy but everyone was being greeted individually and being offered a short...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018

No charge for visiting but a donation box is there and a recommended £2 donation. The stained glass windows are amazing. You can light a candle for a loved one also. Please visit and keep this lovely church going.

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Reviewed 8 September 2018

A beautiful church with the most exceptional stained glass windows inside, as well as a historic graveyard with views of the castle, and friendly staff inside to give out information guides in every language imaginable! Donation is asked for (and well worth giving). Such a...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Was awed at the architecture and sheer age of this lovely church. Friendly people to greet you at the door and answer any questions you may have. The only church in Scotland to have held a coronation. Books and guides available and there is a...More

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3 June 2018|
Response from Susan P |
This is the correct spelling - Holy Rude. They have a church website on which it is spelt Rude. So they should know. Holyrood is in Edinburgh.