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This is actually called Lyle Kirk now

This building is a beautiful part of the Lyle Kirk Church. We have three buildings but this has a... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Greenock, United Kingdom
Beautiful Reliefs and Stone Figures

It's Sunday but the church was not open, there's a service but at the other address. The location... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Solodam J
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

inside is a small church with seating sections to all directions and a high pulpit. Outside some old grave stones. Kirk lies in ideal scenery to complement the Esplanade. Lots of history to building.

Thank AxxaTH
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This building is a beautiful part of the Lyle Kirk Church. We have three buildings but this has a lot of interesting history. There are tours when the cruise ships are in and it is only a short walk from the cruise terminal. Well worth...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017

It's Sunday but the church was not open, there's a service but at the other address. The location of this church is on the corner, crossing of Campbell street and Union street. The name of the church is Lyle Kirk. This church has a very...More

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Where to begin with this absolute gem of a location?? Not only along at the famous Greenock esplanade will you get beautiful sights, but not 1, not 2, but 3 poke-stops!! Old kirk church, the bhoy thing and the John Galt Fountain... Ahhh many a...More

Thank Ash K
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Beautiful church situated at the beginning of the Esplanade, Very popular with tourists visiting on cruise ships.

Thank Elaine F
Reviewed 16 April 2016

This is a particularly beautiful old church. . It's proper name is 'The Old West Church' but for some reason it was renamed due to amalgamation with other local churches which can cause confusion. I am sad that it does not seem to be in...More

Thank DMDvisit
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Beautiful and very historical old church. The stain glass windows are very beautiful. The history relating to the town of Greenock and this old church is awesome. This church was originally is a different location within the town and was moved and rebuilt on the...More

Thank 22cathyg22
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This church is steeped in history and is situated in an ideal spot right on the Esplanade in Greenock. You can have an interesting visit both inside, outside and along the promenade with spectacular view . . . .on a sunny day!

Thank PeilePeople
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This was Scotland's first post-Reformation church, designed with Calvinist worship in mind, lifted stone-by-stone from the centre of Greenock to its present setting at the start of the Esplanade.

1  Thank MonsDenis
Reviewed 8 August 2015

The Old West Kirk is the first church built in Scotland after the reformation. While the kirk has been relocated to the current site, parts date back to 1591. We visited the kirk as part of the free tour put on by the Inverclyde Tourism...More

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