Because it was Spring the church was shut. We tried knocking on the door and it was opened by a man, who turned out to be the Minister, the Rev. Stephen Taylor, who kindly let us in and proceeded to give us a guided tour....更多
Nice graveyard to wander through and building to admire, and inside the building it is rather beautiful, and there's a display window at the side so you can look at the recent archaeological dig going on in a main section of the church. Totally unexpected...更多
Easily found on Union Street in Aberdeen, the postcode is AB10 1JZ. This is known as the Mither Kirk and is fabulous both outside and inside. I attended a service in December and the heating was under repair, very cold but it was still a...更多
I love exploring old kirkyards and cemeteries and it is always amazing how, in the middle of a buzzing city, one can find those places that set you back in time instantly and also have that calm and peaceful feel about them.
What a gem! A really interesting upper storey never found in English churches.
Downstairs lots of history of The Mither Kirk and fantastic modern sculptures and bespoke furniture by Tim Stead.
Wonderful stained glass window by Shona Mcinnes.
Lovely lady guided us then told us...更多