Gracing the shore of Scotland's longest loch, St Conan conceals an eclectic hotchpotch of ecclesiastic styles including Norman archways, Gothic flying buttresses, a Celtic cross and even a stone circle.
The Italian town of Ravenna’s ancient basilicas with their shimmering mosaics provided inspiration for Walter Loveridge Hodgkinson when he commissioned this church as a memory to his late wife, Catherine.
Only the nave and transepts remain of the magnificent medieval church known as St Machar's Cathedral. The ruined transepts hold tombs of medieval bishops, and the church boasts a unique flat-vaulted wooden ceiling with heraldic panels, crafted in 1520.
One of the leading Arts & Crafts buildings in England. A first impression is that of a traditional English thatched church. But step inside to understand why Pevsner called All Saints, "one of the most convincing and impressive churches of its date in any country."
A descendant of the royal princes of Powys, St Beuno was the most celebrated of the early Christian monks of North Wales. He founded his 'clas', a cross between a monastery and a college at Clynnog Fawr in 616.