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St Blane's Chapel

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Address: Dunagoil | Kingarth, Rothesay PA20 9LX, Scotland
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Tranquil

Lovely tranquil position. Although a ruin there are plenty of informative plaques providing historical background.

Reviewed 1 week ago
marilyn j
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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely tranquil position. Although a ruin there are plenty of informative plaques providing historical background.

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Thank marilyn j
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice walk up the well sign posted grassy track, into the tree line, it was a very windy day when we were there and it felt like we could be blown away, but once into the 'bowl' where the site sits the wind softened. Most of the remains you see today, of the nave and part of the chancel,... More 

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Thank Liz C
Woburn Green
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a recommendation from our hosts and it was a serene, tranquil gem. Not to be missed. There was a relatively steep climb but it was worth it for the views and general interest.

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Thank Susan G
East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

St Blanes There is a profound tranquillity here connected with its sense of seclusion, intimacy and sanctuary.

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Thank Stewarty54
Rothesay, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A beautiful peaceful place- with terrific views across the countryside and over to Arran The walk up is a little step and older people would find it challenging- there is a seat half way up Also it is generally quite muddy so wear appropriate shoes.

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Thank Anstruthergirl
Diss, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The weather had held during the day and it was shaping up to be a nice even evening, so we decided to take a ride out to St Blanes. It is only a 15 minute drive from Rothesay and the final mile is single track so approach with caution. The walk to the church is not strenuous and once there... More 

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Thank Robert S S
falkirk
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65 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Lovely walk up to the old church with fantastic ( and peaceful ) scenery set on top of a hill surrounded by trees. Very tranquil and great to chill.

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Thank harrygilfillan
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

The surprisingly extensive ruins of St Blane's Church lie close to the southern tip of the Isle of Bute. Built in a sheltered hollow near the top of a south facing slope, its site comes complete with beautiful views south to the Isle of Arran and its outlier, Holy Island.

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Thank Zheng M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Something about this place. Peaceful, magical,maybe the quiet location and views. We all enjoyed our visit and agreed it would be a great place for a community. Easy parking. Easy drive to it well sign posted . Amazing what enter on so long ago .

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Largs, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We have wanted to visit for years off our boat but never got to - did today by car and a walk and was really good - enjoyed the walk up, then look around, and walk beyond to the sea.

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