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Old High St Stephen's Church

Church Street, Inverness IV1 1EY, Scotland
+44 1463 250802
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Historical Church

Strolled across the river Ness to visit this the oldest church in Inverness. After visiting the... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
Gary H
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Prague, Czech Republic
Grand church

While in Inverness we made our way across the River Ness to see this great church. Really enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
JimmyJackk
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San Marcos, California
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Church Street, Inverness IV1 1EY, Scotland
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Strolled across the river Ness to visit this the oldest church in Inverness. After visiting the Cullodon battlefield we felt compelled to visit the site where the Jacobite prisoners were put to death. There are no massive signs or fanfare showing you the location of...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

While in Inverness we made our way across the River Ness to see this great church. Really enjoyed walking the grounds as well. Worth a stop for sure.

2  Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Take a moment while you are in Inverness and walk through this churchyard. It is peaceful and energizing. It is loaded with Scottish history and the view of the river is great.

1  Thank ADH8815
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The volunteers were knowledgeable and very helpful. They gave us great insight to the history of this old church that is still in use today!

1  Thank Gail T
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We did not go inside as it was closed but the outside and grounds are worth a look. There are wild rabbits running around too. There is an information board outside giving you the history of the church.

Thank Liam_v1
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is a beautiful old church, still active. The volunteers ae very knowledgeable, friendly, local residents.

Thank keeleyyoga
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I had been told that this Church was not opened to the public....because it's roots are so ancient, I truly wanted to see it. imagine my surprise when it was not only opened, but staffed by parishners who truly loved the church. A big bonus...More

1  Thank T647KWmargareth
Reviewed 2 July 2017

One of the oldest, if not the oldest churches in Inverness with a graveyard filled with Frasers. The exterior of the church is architecturally very interesting. Unfortunately, the church was not open to the public when we were there, but we spent a bit of...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I wished I'd known more of this church. The first night in Inverness we walked over the Greig Street bridge and it was if this church called to me. The cemetery and church are probably one of my favorite sights. It was just beautiful. Make...More

Thank 1Karsten
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The Old High Church recently started to open to the public - as told to me by a native Inverness resident. It is very important historically - it was where St. Columba first preached in 565; a more substantial building followed in 1171; it was...More

Thank jmrss93
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