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St Serf's Church and Dupplin Cross

Tron Square, Perth PH2 0RG, Scotland
+44 1764 684497
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This picturesque parish church houses the nineth century Dupplin Cross, a masterpiece of Pictish stonework.The 9th century Dupplin Cross is one of a few complete, free standing early medieval crosses that survive in Scotland.
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Tron Square, Perth PH2 0RG, Scotland
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"the stained glass windows"
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"historic scotland"
in 12 reviews
"worth the detour"
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"well worth a visit"
in 7 reviews
"golf club"
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"scottish history"
in 4 reviews
"guided tour"
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"gravestones"
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"carvings"
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"kirkstyle"
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"century"
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"preserve"
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"tower"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With nobody else about the member of Historic Scotland staff offered us an insight to the place. She was excellent and no question went unanswered. I was intrigued to learn there are several volunteers in the village (it's in Dunning, not Perth as the address...More

Thank Bob M
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

The amazingly well-preserved Dupplin Cross is housed in St Serf's Church, which has a very interesting history. We were given a thorough explanation of the origins of the Church, the Cross and the many interesting grave stones, by a very helpful young woman who was...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

We had a fascinating visit to this 12 century church and given a highly informative presentation by the the Historic Scotland guide on the history of the magnificent Dupplin Cross. Don't forget to check out the beautiful collection of stained glass windows and take a...More

Thank Kerry K
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Well worth a visit the church is beautiful and quaint the dupplin cross is very interesting and beautifully carved.We had a walk round the gravestones and found the oldest one dated 1623.The guide was very knowledgeable and friendly.Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon Dunning, St Serf’s and the Dupplin cross whilst staying at Gleneagles. What a find. The cross is an absolutely stunning piece of sculpture from the early 800’s. We were lucky enough to visit on a quiet day, so we had the added...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

I've been passing the sign for this for months now whilst driving the A9 and finally decided to do a detour and visit, and glad I did. Lovely church and grounds, and the cross is very interesting, the guide is very knowledgeable and friendly. Worth...More

Thank Suz1985
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

You enter another , quieter world, reaching this small village with its pretty church and Cross.Very interesting indeed.

Thank Scotlandmac
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

The dupplin cross is worth the visit, but the old church is also interesting, with its separate upper gallery and outer stairway for the laird and family, allowing them to look down on all the rest of the congregation. The historic Scotland guide was very...More

Thank Kevmit
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

This is definitely a place to stop and explore. The attendant is well-versed in the information about the cross and about the church. The old graves in the churchyard are also very interesting. I'm glad they've saved this beautiful church and amazing bit of Scottish...More

Thank robinsmithculross
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

A bell tower built in the twelth century is attached to a rebuilt nave whcih was added on in the nineteenth century. The T shaped nave is very plain protestant layout. The tower holds the Duplin cross which is a ninth century christian cross prom...More

Thank sheena59
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