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Ever heard of Jane Haining?

We would never have found this place in the short time we spent in Dumfries but a friend took us... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2019
Prue G
Wonderful tribute

We received a very warm welcome to this heritage centre and were very moved by the film about the... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2019
LadyP99
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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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Hear the inspirational story of Dunscore's Jane Haining who worked in Hungary in WWII and refused to leave her charges and died in Auschwitz. Learn the story of Dunscore Church stretching back to the 12th century and follow the church trail or...more
Suggested Duration:1-2 hours
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Dunscore Church, Dunscore, Dunscore, Dumfries DG2 0SZ, Scotland
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We would never have found this place in the short time we spent in Dumfries but a friend took us and we were so pleased she did. Inside a beautiful church there is a tiny museum with a big story to tell. It tells the tale of the quiet courage of the only Scottish woman to die
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Response from Matthew A, Volunteer at Dunscore Heritage Centre
Responded Jul 3, 2019
Many thanks for visiting and for leaving the lovely review. We are always delighted to share Jane's story.
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We received a very warm welcome to this heritage centre and were very moved by the film about the life of Jane Haining. The church is worth a visit too as well as the village itself. Highly recommend visiting this very special place.
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Response from Matthew A, Volunteer at Dunscore Heritage Centre
Responded Jul 2, 2019
Thanks for visiting. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and took the time to leave this lovely review.
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Tiny heritage centre in the church - mainly about Jane Haining (a wonderful inspiration to us), but also information about the beautiful church and village. Only open on a Sunday but contacted them and they were happy to open for us on a Monday morning. Matthew - thanks for
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Response from Farmlabourer, Volunteer at Dunscore Heritage Centre
Responded May 9, 2019
Thanks for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to open the heritage centre for you. We are passionate about sharing Jane Haining's story with folk.
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Having cycled from Dumfries, I was meeting up with fellow cyclists in the village of Dunscore before heading off to Moniaive. The Heritage Centre was not officially open (we were there on a Saturday) but the minister who was preparing for the following day kindly let us in. We
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Response from Farmlabourer, Heritage Centre Volunteer at Dunscore Heritage Centre
Responded Apr 19, 2019
Thanks for calling in. It was great that Tim was there to let you in. Please call back soon - we are open on Sundays from 2:00 - 4:00 pm or get in touch and we'll try to open at another time. Thanks for the lovely review too!
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We visited Dunscore Heritage Centre for the first time this morning, and what a wonderful welcome we received, and even a cup of coffee which was much appreciated. We enjoyed a detailed talk from Pam Mitchell, who is part of a team of dedicated volunteers who keep the memory of
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Response from Farmlabourer, Volunteer coordinator at Dunscore Heritage Centre
Responded Sep 20, 2018
I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for taking the time to post a lovely review.
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