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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

From the outside I thought the church inside would appeal to me more than it did. The shape inside was unusual, the result of building from different periods. The best bit was the Pictish Dupplin Cross dating from 820 B.C. Good guided tour.

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

What a great place to visit Jennifer the guide was so interesting and informative. The cross is magnificent to see. The stained glass windows and the simplicity of the church just ooze history The stories behind the graveyard well you can't manufacture that stuff. really...More

Thank Bon153
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

A lovely church with some lovely features including stained glass windows. The stone cross has some lovely carvings in various states of repair. The cross is not in as good a condition as those found at Meigle. There is a worksheet for children to explore...More

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