St. Angus brought Christianity to the glen in the 8th or 9th Century. The first church was built on this site around 1250. Known as the 'little church', this building was replaced by a newer church in the 1600's. Now known as the 'old church', the ruins of this building now stand in the grounds of the new church, built in the 1800's. Inside the modern church you can still see the 'Stone of St. Angus', believed to be the original grave marker of the saint.
Balquhidder was the site of a violent struggle between Clan MacLaren and Clan MacGregor, and the church is perhaps best known as the final resting place of Rob Roy MacGregor, a famous outlaw of Scottish history. The grave is well marked in the churchyard and is a very popular spot for visitors to the area.