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St Blane's Chapel

Dunagoil | Kingarth, Rothesay PA20 9LX, Scotland
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A lovely ancient place

A walk uphill for about 15 minutes. My advice would be to wear boots or good walking shoes as in... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
VHammerstone
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London, United Kingdom
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It’s a Worthwhile Wee Walk

Historic Scotland do it again...πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘. The grounds had been recently tended in the main... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
jimboSaundersfoot
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Dunagoil | Kingarth, Rothesay PA20 9LX, Scotland
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

A walk uphill for about 15 minutes. My advice would be to wear boots or good walking shoes as in October it was very churned up and muddy round the ruin. The farmer obviously allows cows in the area from time to time so it's...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Historic Scotland do it again...πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘. The grounds had been recently tended in the main attraction areas...πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘Œ It was a worthwhile wee walk from the road...πŸ‘ It doesn’t appear to be much but take your time and wander outward from the ruins.... πŸ€”πŸ€” I found the...More

Thank jimboSaundersfoot
Reviewed 2 October 2017

One of the places we had a walk upto st blades chapel was a very peaceful place you felt like you could imagine what the place was like all those years ago with history behind it was a very spiritual experience.

Thank Crag3
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Drive carefully down the track to get here then enjoy the view :) The ruins are intriguing but not spectacular but the scenery makes it well worth the detour off the main road!

Thank Kirsty F
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Interesting well maintained ruin. Provided good historical information. Linked info to other local sites.

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

The walk starts in kilchattan bay and is appx 5 miles and should take around 2.5 hours or so. It can be quite challenging in parts but it is worth it. It is a circular walk so you do finish back in kilchattan bay. The...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

You can go by car park at bottom of hill and a 10 minute walk - or like me you can do the walks - I have done the two walks the island trail 5 and last year island trail 3 - both enjoyable trail...More

Thank dunn_karen54
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This was interesting place to visit. You can drive most of the way and the a short walk which is sign posted with information placards explsining structures along the route. The walk is around 10 minutes from the road, but is up hill and may...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Beautiful ruined chapel in a truly stunning area of the island of Bute . There is a well kept path taking you up to the area . The grave yard and surrounding area are very well kept . Walk further up the hill to reach...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The views are stunning on the walk up to and at the top of the hill. There is a bench half way for those that need a wee seat. Its very Tranquil. Informative with many plaques dotted about both inside the church ruins and outside...More

Thank Mischka1954
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Response from scottyguy | Reviewed this property |
Any place on Bute from Rothesay is really no more than about 15 miles but you will need either a car or bike to get there unless you like the walking. It is well worth the effort to go and experience the location. About... More
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