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Abernethy Old Kirk

Door open days

21 September 2019 (11 am to 4 pm)

22 September 2019 (11 am to 4 pm)

Highland - Badenoch & Strathspey

Community-owned Abernethy Old Kirk, which is Grade C-listed, dates back to the 1760s. The site dates back as a religious site to the 1180s according to a Latin manuscript.The building has a unique layout in that the pulpit in the centre of the south wall with pews in a "horseshoe" shape.

It is used for weddings, funerals, occasional worship, talks, concerts and various cultural displays and exhibitions.

WW1 exhibition displaying artefacts, war diaries, photographs and a Remembrance Tree.

Children and adults can enjoy searching for the 10 white clay mice hidden around the kirk.  Information sheets, crafts, tombola, second-hand books for sale.  Tea and home baking available.


Key Information

Building Date: 1760s

  • B970 (adjacent to Castle Roy)
  • Grantown Road
  • Nethy Bridge
  • PH25 3ED