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We were in awe that this type of structure was built in the early 1800's. The walls look great and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Denis L
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Calgary, Canada
architecture & history

we had the privilege of meeting a woman who was married in this church & watched the fire... she... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2019
Michael B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in awe that this type of structure was built in the early 1800's. The walls look great and it's size would indicate a sizable congregation could be accommodated under it's roofline. The drive there shows you a variety of countrysides.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Denis L
Reviewed September 22, 2019

we had the privilege of meeting a woman who was married in this church & watched the fire... she gave us a personal tour & history... that added so much to our visit

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Michael B
Reviewed September 19, 2019

We cycled from Cornwall to the ruins along the Waterfront trail and up Summerston road. Great bike lanes and little traffic. The ruins are in a quiet area and stand alone. So impressive, well worth the trip.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank quilter029
Reviewed September 17, 2019

The sheer size of the stone structure is impressive by itself, but when you let your imagination fill in the missing parts then it really is a nice experience. To be enjoyed on a sunny day. Good if you are in the neighbourhood.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jean-Bernard T
Reviewed September 5, 2019 via mobile

Truly a beautiful sight. Pictures do not do this place justice. The church is just majestic, surrounded by beautiful vistas. Just a breathtaking sight, especially when the sun is shining through the windows. So serene and peaceful. A very spiritual experience, even for those who...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mossow92
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Walk-in in amazement of how grand this place was. Almost pilgrimage-like in its ambience. The cemetary just gives you a window of who lived and how long they lived in this area. Who knew Highlanders had settled down in this small town? The place is...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Mya C
Reviewed August 18, 2019

Original church was burnt to the ground and all that was left was the stone structure. The day we visited, they had an orchestra and they were playing Game of Thrones. The sound was amazing and awesome!!! Behind and to the side of the church...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Colleen H
Reviewed August 8, 2019

Magnificent old church structure. Echoes of faith of the original settlers from British Isles. Used today for concerts and wedding venues.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Mary R
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

We stopped by for a quick visit on our way somewhere else. The stonework is beautiful but there’s not that much to see. There was a friendly docent with a book of historical pictures in front which was a nice touch. Probably worth it if...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank bordeaux8
Reviewed August 3, 2019

Upon reading the website about the ruins it claims that “it’s free to go in and take photos but donations are welcome” and speaking to a curator after arriving he claimed the same thing. My sisters and I traveled from Montreal to take photos for...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Carmen E
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