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St Blane's Chapel

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Address: Dunagoil | Kingarth, Rothesay PA20 9LX, Scotland
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Peaceful

I have been coming here for over 50years. Can't get enough of the beautiful peaceful place. In fact I love it that much that I'm having my ashes there and im sure I'm not the only... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2015
Emurichards
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I have been coming here for over 50years. Can't get enough of the beautiful peaceful place. In fact I love it that much that I'm having my ashes there and im sure I'm not the only one it seems to be a favourite place with a lot of people I only hope it won't get too touristy!

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Thank Emurichards
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Walk up to St Blane's and see the beautiful old ruins of the former chapel. Stunning views from the top and a really lovely experience learning all about the history of the area.

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Thank Mark S
Rothesay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

A nice walk in the countryside but it is uphill. Good views and a lovely quiet location. Quite atmospheric amongst the ruin.

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Thank Gary H
Kingston, Tennessee
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

St. Blane's Chapel is a "must do" for a visit to Bute. The walk from the road is slightly uphill, but not difficult or too long. When you visit allow time to sit on one of the benches to meditate and sense the antiquity and power of this simple place. This is not a place to visit for 10 minutes... More 

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Thank Canonman43
Forfar, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

If you are into learning history of the area ,you will enjoy this .Not good for wheel chair users ,as it is a sloped rough country path.there is a lot to learn about the Blanes. Another bonus is the view at the top looking over the water to the mainland ,and see the sleeping warrior on the hill.Worth a visit.

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Thank jof1964
Rothesay
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

What a place. Highly reccomend wonderful views and such a peaceful serene atmosphere. Please don't all visit at once though.

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Thank The haggis w
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

So peaceful, a lovely place to sit on a sunny day or a rainy day for that matter. Easy to get to by car and on foot.

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Thank Irene R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

At the south of the island, accessed via a single track road with parking at the foot of the pathway. A moderate 10 minute walk to the site, I was surprised at how extensive the ruins were, with all walls stood as originally. Lovely views across to Arran, very peaceful setting. Plenty of info boards and plaques. I don't usually... More 

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

I enoyed my visit to this old chapel finding it a good use of time. What impressed in many ways was it's remotness from current population centres, clearly indicating the movements of peoples over the years, if this was the Parish Church. Well worth the walk on a good day, a cold wet windy day would be a different experience

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

there is a small walk up to here but well worth it,the veiws are outstanding,so peaceful as well.just sitting on the seat with so much history surrounding you.

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