Argyll’s Hidden Gem
Nestled on the banks of the stunning Loch Awe in Argyll and Bute, Saint Conan’s Kirk is one the most popular things to visit in Argyll. It attracts visitors from all over the world with its magical setting and easily reached location. From the road the Kirk gives few clues about the amazing architecture both inside and out. It is unique both in style and setting, with a strong sense of peace and inherent spirituality.
Designed and built by Walter Douglas Campbell, the kirk is unique in having an example of almost every style of church architecture. Highlights include the Norman doorway, the gothic flying buttresses, a celtic cross, the arts and crafts carvings, the Saxon tower and even a stone circle. There is a surprise at every turn! Although one of the most popular visitor attractions in Argyll, the size of the Kirk means there are days you can feel you have the place all to yourself. On this website you can discover more about the Kirk’s history, the conservation challenges we face, On this website you can discover more about the Kirk’s history, the conservation challenges we face, and the cultural events offered throughout the year.
We hope to welcome you to St Conan’s soon.
Destination Opening Hours
Summer (April to September) 9am – 6pm, Winter (October to March) 9am – 5pm
(Note: The Kirk may closed for events, for more info visit See calendar for details
Tearoom Hours: 10.30 to 5pm Monday to Sunday (April to September).
Entrance by Donation
Entrance is by donation which goes towards the restoration and upkeep of the Kirk. You can donate in the Kirk using cash. Suggested amount £3 per person.