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Govan Old Parish Church

866 Govan Road | Near Govan subway stop, Glasgow G51 3DL, Scotland
+44 141 445 1941
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Worth finding this special place

This little place is hard to find but it is really worth the effort to find it. Sitting off the... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Linda F
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Tallahassee, Florida
Viking Hogheads

Fabulous visit here with some friends from California on the 29th September. This really is a... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Derek M
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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866 Govan Road | Near Govan subway stop, Glasgow G51 3DL, Scotland
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

This little place is hard to find but it is really worth the effort to find it. Sitting off the street behind some buildings this out of the way church with its wonderful graveyard has some of the most special relics to see in Glasgow/Paisley....More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Fabulous visit here with some friends from California on the 29th September. This really is a hidden gem In the heart of a once industrial area of Glasgow. Apart from some magnificent stained glass windows there are ancient carved Viking stones which were found locally....More

1  Thank Derek M
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Wouldn't have been aware of the stones' existence had it not been for a leaflet in our hotel, which apparently was something the church started doing earlier this year. Lovely old church with some interesting artefacts, the Govan Stones being the major thing. Really interesting...More

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Doing the 'Hop on, Hop Off' bus around Glasgow, the reach of the Clyde River looked enticing on a sunny afternoon, so we hopped off for a look - and found the free ferry across the river. Once there, we saw the signs for the...More

2  Thank ibuguruk
Reviewed 24 July 2017

My friend took me to visit here as being a resident of Govan she is very proud of the church and the Stones and understandably so. Please make sure you have at least an hour, the lovely volunteers are there to do tours, we didn't...More

1  Thank hairdy
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We only found out about this place when we saw the free ferry advertised outside the Riverside Museum. Took the trip, very friendly boat personnel. The church and stones were very interesting, and much work has gone into the display. Worth a visit.

Thank MaidMarian7
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The place was quite good, with a few interesting stones and what they call sarcophagus (not really). The tour guy was amazing super friendly and well informed. You should be careful of the area though, as you will see a lot of junkies around.

Thank Vikram M
Reviewed 14 May 2017

this is a nice place to visit to see old celtic stones. sometimes there is a free tour of these ancient stones. in the summer the govan ferry runs from nearby - across the river to the tall ship/ partick

Thank somoslagente
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We spent more than an hour wandering round the old church exploring the 31 monuments and the early medieval sculpture. Also the Viking hogback stones and the Govan Sarcophagus which is amazing.

1  Thank Pippa354
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The church is quite hidden, but not hard to find. However, you can walk past it and never notice. Anyway, the church itself really spacious and cozy. And it also has a collection of archeological stones. The church is near the subway station, so you...More

Thank Aida G
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Linda M
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