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St Clement's Church

Address: Scotland
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This church sits at the southern tip of the Island of Harris. You can drive to it down either side of Harris, although if you take the east road (the Golden Road) be prepared for slow careful driving along with the awesome scenery. The west road is still one track road in many places, however. The church is well worth... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

While travelling round Harris it is worth a stop off here. It is right on the southern point of the island and is very interesting. There are narrow stairs up to the top of the tower where you can leave some small coins for luck. Walking round the graveyards is also interesting, some beautiful and ancient headstones.

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

A delightful and ancient temple. Would have liked to have had more information on the history and details and stories on the features inside and outside the church.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The weather on our visit to Harris was dreich so we kept to the inside as much as possible but in Rodel we made the effort to walk around this site to view its' excellent kirkyard. The church itself is very interesting with a nice tomb to the local laird and you can climb up into the bell tower for... More 

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Strathaven, United Kingdom
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160 reviews 160 reviews
76 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This historic church sits at the south end of the Isle of Harris about 45 minutes drive from the ferry at Tarbet. You can climb the narrow stairs up the tower, see some ancient tombs and headstones and wander the graveyard. A beautiful, peaceful stop. The single track road up the east coast is worth taking (slowly) to experience the... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

so much history attached to this church that you find yourself staying far longer than you may have initially planed

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
28 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

tucked away in a corner of Harris, very atmospheric. a cemetery may not be an obvious attraction but this is well-worth a visit.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

You don't have to particularly like visiting churches but this is one of the most interesting ones I've been to. Climb the tower and leave a coin at the top. Read the story boards around the church and discover it's fascinating history. Wander around the picturesque grounds and take in the views.

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Bagshot, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This church is well worth a visit steeped in local history of the Macleod clan. Famous for several stone coffins with well preserved effigies of their occupants. Adjacent to the church are some toilets clean and maintained by the locals. the Ladies is particularly interesting insofar as it has a visitors book!

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Orlando, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Nice church and cemetery. Very old and historic. Pretty surroundings, plus there's sheep. Room to park your car too.

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