St Peter’s opens doors
A famous abandoned ruin in Cardross will open to the public for one weekend only as part of Doors Open Day.
Free walking tours of St Peter’s Seminary will take place on September 23 and 24 as part of the festival, which gives people the chance to explore hidden gem buildings which normally have restricted access.
The last time the seminary was open to the public was for the Hinterland initiative, which attracted 8000 people in March 2016.
West Dunbartonshire usually takes part in the festival but this year just one building in the area, Strathleven House, will throw open its doors.
In Helensburgh area Cardross Parish Church, Helensburgh Parish Church, The Hill House, Clarendon House, Rhu and Shandon Church, Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club, St Mahews RC Church, St Michaels and All Angels Church, Helensburgh and Lomond Civic Centre and Mackintosh Club will all be open.
Argyll and Bute Council leader Aileen Morton said: “Doors Open Day is a really enjoyable day out and we are delighted to be a part of it. It is a great opportunity for people to get into unusual and interesting buildings.”
For details see www.doorsopendays. org.uk.