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Overview

Follow the trail of early Christians from a cave to a chapel and a cross on the ‘big isle’ at the end of Loch Sween. 

Eilean Mor has a history as a place of pilgrimage spanning almost 1,000 years, and is traditionally associated with the Leinster saint Abban moccu Cormaig, or St Cormac. 

Three sites on the island are in our care: 

  • St Cormac’s Cave 
  • St Cormac’s Chapel 
  • St Cormac’s Cross 

Together, they tell the story of Christianity in this corner of Scotland.

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