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St Margaret

Built between 1899 and 1907 to cater for the many English tourists visiting Deeside and Braemar, St Margaret's one of Comper's most important designs.

Braemar, Grampian

Opening times

Daily from Easter to October.
At other times by request. Tower tours by request.


St Margaret
Castleton Terrace
AB35 5ZR

St Margaret's exceptionally fine interior is dominated by the ornate rood screen, dedicated to the memory of the church’s principal benefactor: Eliza Schofield. The wonderful stained glass is all by Comper.

In the care of Historic Churches Scotland.

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Social heritage stories

  • National heritage here

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Famous connections

  • Captivating architecture

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Space to secure your bike

  • Parking within 250m

  • On street parking at church

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Dog friendly

  • Local Historic/Redundant Churches Trust

  • Partnership Grant, £9,000, 2015

  • Our Partnership Grants funded a range of repair projects, recommended by County Church Trusts, to help keep churches open.

Contact information

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