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Port Patrick hidden gem

Quaint little building, main tower intact, body of church has lost its roof , had a job to find... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Judith F
via mobile
A beautiful old ruin

The original church, steeped in history, nestled in the heart of the village and although a ruin... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
fionadavidc
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Durham, United Kingdom
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“the main road” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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St Patrick's Street, Portpatrick, Scotland
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Quaint little building, main tower intact, body of church has lost its roof , had a job to find entrance to the graveyard. Walked the perimetre of the walls looking through people's gardens , entrance is just off the main road next to a cottage...More

Thank Judith F
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

The original church, steeped in history, nestled in the heart of the village and although a ruin you can visit and take pictures, it is very pretty

Thank fionadavidc
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

The ruins are not very extensive and there'snot a lot of information available about the building, but it is a plasant spot to spend som peaceful moments in attractiv surroundings

Thank Jane A
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I had to be told where to look to find this hidden gem. Ancient graveyard. The church had collapsed and gone. Just an old tower left really. Tranquil spot.

Thank Liz H
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

This c17 church ruin is actually dedicated to St Andrew rather than St Patrick. It is possible to enter the churchyard, but there is no access to the roofless ruin. The round tower, earlier and possibly medieval, is visible from the town, but you could...More

2  Thank David H
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Another must see if your in the area! This ruin is tucked away and looks as if it's in someone's back garden but it's not. Accessible to the public and a little piece of history that simply must be seen

Thank dionnecandice
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Although this is just a shell of the old 17th century church, built on the site of a 16th century one, it is intriguing to discover its history as a lighthouse and a "Gretna Green " for the Irish in the 17th century

1  Thank Elvis210814
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this by accident - looked like it was part of someone's back yard . Track it down if you are in portpatrick - worth a 5 min detour - peaceful spot.

1  Thank HMC_blackmist
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

Unsignposted, just off the main road in Portpatrick, this ruined church with its associated cemetery is fascinating. An old tower had the rest of the church attached to it at some time. The tower still stands reasonably complete, while the roof of the nave has...More

1  Thank Clivel_98
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