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“Interesting historic site”
Review of Trinity Temple

Reviewed July 26, 2014

Very interesting ruins but we would have liked more information on site. The signage telling us how to get to the ruins was a bit vague.

Thank Elizabeth T
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Reviewed October 12, 2013

Ruins of a temple, brilliant to have a wander about and enjoy, weather permitting :) If you like noseying at gravestones and reading the inscriptions, then this is a must!

Thank Pitstop666
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

The walk out to the temple is scenic and well marked. We sat outside the temple for a picnic as it was so peaceful.
The temple itself is small but well worth a wee look.

Wee hidden gem. :-)

Thank AngieB89
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Reviewed August 29, 2013

A brown tourist sign off the A865 at Carinish (Cairinis) leads to a small car park and from there a short pathway leads you to the impressive ruins of Teampull na Trianaid (Trinity Temple), which is said to have been founded in the 1100s by Bethag, daughter of Somerled. The temple was subsequently enlarged in the 1300s and then rebuilt in the 1500s.

As well as being a religious site, Teampull na Trianaid is considered to be an important historic seat of Scottish learning. The site also hosts a graveyard that contains some very old, as well as some surprisingly modern gravestones. It is on a slightly elevated position and on a fine day gives lovely views of the surrounding marshes and coastline.

This is an important historic site and well worth a visit.
Other than the car park there are no "facilities".

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Reviewed July 30, 2013

this was an interesting site to visit but there is very little to see. Views from the temple are worth seeing and some of the grave stones are very old- 1600's

Thank Duckdays
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