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the area demands a visit anyway, so as St. Columbaseems to have been everywhere in Scotland and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
648giovannac
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Cuneo, Italy
Some great examples of medieval grave stones

Ruined church with some intricate stone grave stone carvings contained in the chapels including a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
iscott76
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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The Braigh | Point, Stornoway, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the area demands a visit anyway, so as St. Columbaseems to have been everywhere in Scotland and Ireland, it is worth visiting the chapel as well.

Thank 648giovannac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ruined church with some intricate stone grave stone carvings contained in the chapels including a stone effigy of a Clan Macleod chief.

Thank iscott76
Reviewed 7 July 2018

We were there by ourselves, except for the ginger church cat who greeted us and loved on us a bit. This is a really interesting bit of history and worth the 20 minute drive from Stornoway.

1  Thank Kimberly J
Reviewed 14 June 2018

St Columba's Chapel is located just a few miles from Stornoway. It's easy to find by a car, or in my case, by taking a bus W5 from Stornoway. The site is amazing, with the chapel ruins sitting just at the edge of land by...More

Thank GinaHaba
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is an uncrowded ancient church ruins with gravestones from the 1400s. We enjoyed basking in the location and the obvious part that Christianity played in the lives of the scottish people. It's a short walk from a small parking area just off the road.

Thank sgphoto
Reviewed 20 August 2017

A few minutes drive from the centre of Stornoway takes you to St. Columba's chapel. A fascinating ruin in a most beautiful setting. Interesting restoration work has been carried out and is still in progress and there are various artifacts worth examining. Park on the...More

Thank WanderingFungi
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We stumbled upon this en route to the lighthouse and were glad that we took the time to park and take the short walk to this lovely church. A highlight for me was the grave of one of the Knight's Templar. Exhibits were well signed...More

1  Thank ourmaminhavana
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Great little chapel, lots of information too on the chapel and the surrounding area. Parking a couple of minutes walk away. Nice views and beach & cliff top walk also worth doing.

1  Thank Cassie1720
Reviewed 13 May 2017

At the end of a crofting road you can park and it is a short walk to this ancient ruin. Well signposted overlooking Broad Bay.

Thank highlandlady909
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Visited on a windy day, with rain going sideways. This is a nice chapel and the weather added nicely to the feel of the place. A good cemetery to wander through as well. Parking is a bit iffy, so plan accordingly. The walk from nearby...More

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JanefromSomerset
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Thank you - 5 miles each way will be too far to walk in the time that we have.
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