Welcome to Craigie Symington Parish Church

Symington Crest

Welcome to the website of Craigie Symington Parish Church: South Ayrshire, one of Scotlandís oldest and most beautiful churches. We are particularly proud of our church and its heritage and invite you to take a tour through its long history.

Please use the menu bar at the top of each page to navigate around the site. We hope you enjoy the new layout.

History of Symington Church

The Norman church in Symington is amongst the oldest in Scotland and is certainly one of the most beautiful. The church was founded in 1160AD by Symon Loccard, a local landowner who owned land in both Ayrshire and Lanarkshire. It is understood that the village and parish derived its name (originally "Symonstown") from him. More...

Craigie Symington Church Picture Tour

We have put together a small picture tour of Craigie Symington Church using various pictures taken by Rob Keating. To view the tour, please click on the picture below. We hope that these pictures can give a small impression of our church and allow people to appreciate its beauty.

Click here to view our picture tour


Our Sunday service is held at 09.30am. All visitors are made most welcome.

Web Contacts

John McNeil: johnjmcneil@waitrose.com

History of Symington Book

John W. Nimmo has written a history of Symington through the centuries. More...

Symington book