St. Conan Church near Tyndrum and Inverarary Area, off of Loch Awe - day 5

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St. Conan Church, view from the road
This church was the first stop of the day and was well worth it!

Walter Campbell first started building this church from 1881-1886. He decided to build the church because there was not any near the area and the distance of the others was difficult for his mother to travel. In 1907, he decided that he wanted to construct a bigger church and worked on it until his 1914. The construction was then taking upon his sister until 1927 then completed by their trustees for use in 1930's.

Mr. Campbell's plans for this church was not particularly influenced by a specific era or style, but many of them. He choose the best of the best amongst other churches designs and applied it to his own. Therefore, not only is this church unique but displays multiple designs and concepts. There is definitely a lot to keep the eyes and mind busy in this place with all the details within it.

Apparently the experience of the church can be different depending on the time of day you go and visit. I can see why this is so because there are many beautifully stained glass windows within the church itself.

I definitely recommend that you take the time to visit this special place. It is absolutely beautiful and provides great insight into the architecture within that particular era. There was a lot of work put into this church and it definitely paid off. To this day, the church is very well maintained and is a pleasant start to any day in Scotland!

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