The Govan Stones


866 Govan Road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G51 3UU

    Visit Govan Old Church and discover the unique collection of early medieval stones carved in the 9th – 11th centuries to commemorate the power of those who ruled the Kingdom of Strathclyde.

    Over a 1000 years ago Govan was home to the Kings of Strathclyde, warrior kings who fought the Vikings plundering Scotland's coast.

    The magnificent Govan Old Church is home to the country's largest and most significant collection of carved gravestones belonging to this ancient royal line.

    Visit the church to find out more about the story behind the Govan Stones, and to see the beautiful stained glass windows in this hidden architectural gem.

    Govan Stones Open Mon, Wed, Thurs, Sat, Sun 1pm-4pm, Closed Tue & Fri

    Opening Times
    Opening Times 2014
    12 Jul 2014 - 31 Oct 2014

    Govan Stones Open Mon, Wed, Thurs, Sat, Sun 1pm-4pm, Closed Tue & Fri


    • Children Welcome


    • City Location


    • Toilets

    Wedding Services

    • Religious Ceremony

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    Attraction Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 4


    • The route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is :
      • with a ramp

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