St Duthac

The ruins of St Dubhthach's church can be found by the Clachan Duich, the traditional burial ground of Clan Macrae.

Kintail, Highland

Opening times

Open daily dawn to dusk.


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The church was dedicated to dedicated to the 11th century Bishop of Ross, St Duthac. Once the parish church of Kintail, today it is a late medieval, gabled, rectangular ruin. Damaged by Hanoverian gunfire in 1719, following the Battle of Glenshiel, it was still in use until about 1855.

The Clachan Duich Burial Ground is a religious site dating back to at least 1050 and is the traditional burial place of the Macrae chiefs.

  • Wildlife haven

  • Social heritage stories

  • National heritage here

  • Magnificent memorials

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Famous connections

  • Captivating architecture

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Steps to enter the church or churchyard

  • Space to secure your bike

  • Parking within 250m

  • Dog friendly

  • Scheduled Ancient Monument (ruin)

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