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Visited today with three teenagers and must say, the staff made this a real treat! They brought history to life. All the kids were buzzing afterwards about the history of the site, the Govan Stones and the Sarcophagus. Thank you, will be back soon for...More
Govan Old Parish Church packs a great variety of history into one museum. The museum is easily accessible via the subway and the station is only minutes away from the church. The Govan Stones themselves provide an insight into the vibrant early medieval history of...More
The number of Viking Stones and their striking carvings in Govan Old church are astounding. And the large 'Hogbacks' are Scotland's best kept secret. But not for long hopefully as more people get to hear and visit this location. Although it officially opens to the...More
Just had a personal tour of the Govan Stones and it was fascinating. Discovered Govan Old Parish church when they had a talk about the Conch Stone which in itself is very interesting but it’s the Viking hogback stones and artefacts that so caught our...More
Hidden away in the wilds of govan, its not a place you would just come across but the trip is well worth it. In the graveyard there are headstones that have skull and crossbones on them ( the people werent pirates i think and looking...More
You never know what fascinating history lies in the most unlikely of places. The stones are fascinating and in great condition. The history of them is well presented within the church and the stones well laid out. Worth a visit if you are in the...More