Buffeted by Baltic winds and the steely waves of the North Sea, the North-East of Scotland is a surprisingly rich and diverse region with fertile soil and rolling hills, long rivers and dramatic mountain ranges. Its churches reflect this diversity with hard, granite cathedrals and picture-postcard gems vying for attention complete with an incredible history, including the hiding place of the Scottish Crown Jewels.
Packed with vital and practical information, this handy guide enables locals and visitors to explore and discover the hidden history of the North-East of Scotland. John Humes fascinating and in-depth introduction to the area sheds considerable light on the cultural background of the local churches and the incredible human stories of the people who built and use them.
*8 pages of colour photos
SCOTLAND'S CHURCHES SCHEME is a charity which promotes spiritual understanding in a multi-denominational context by enabling the public to appreciate all buildings designed for worship and active as living churches. It promotes the common purpose of mission and education by opening Scotland's churches and welcoming visitors, tourists and pilgrims.
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