Places with religious associations are sometimes rather overlooked. Of course, ancestor hunters make for kirkyards, but these trips are rather specific, and not really related to a sense of place. A variety of themes link these sites of which architecture may be the most obvious, but above all, whether you are religious or not, they are a significant local asset.
Some Celtic Saints of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park
St Angus associated with Balquhidder and Lochearnhead
St Berach associated with Aberfoyle
St Blane associated with Lochearnhead
St Chug associated with Kilmahog
St Colmoc associated with Inchmahome
St. Drostan, associated with Craigrostan,
St Fillan, associated with Glen Dochart and Killin
St Kessog associated with Callander and with Luss
St Mo-Laise associated with Aberfoyle
St Bride’s Chapel, Loch Lubnaig is dedicated to St Brigid of Kildare.
Place names that begin with Kil- (church or burial ground) usually indicate early missionary activities by Celtic saints. Sometimes, as is the case with both Kilmahog and Killin it is not always clear which saint. Annat usually means the site of an abandoned church.
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