Dundrennan Abbey

Churches, Cathedrals & Abbeys

Dundrennan, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries & Galloway, DG6 4QH

    Mary Queen of Scots spent her last hours on Scottish soil in this Cistercian abbey founded by David I. Built in c12th. the abbey stands in a small secluded valley, its remoteness in keeping with the strict rules of the Cistercian abbey.

    Dundrennan Abbey is one of the most impressive to survive from Scotland's 13 Cistercian monasteries and today many of the stone carvings around the abbey can be still touched. Mary Queen of Scots spent her last hours on Scottish soil in this Cistercian abbey, which was founded in 1142 by Fergus, Lord of Galloway, with the help of King David I. Once home to a community of Cistercian monks and now under the care of Historic Scotland, Dundrennan Abbey is amongst the best preserved late 12th century Cistercian architecture in Scotland. As you explore the abbey you can't fail to be charmed by the peaceful beauty of Dundrennan's ruins which stand in a beautiful small and secluded valley - the remoteness is in keeping with the strict rules and observance of the Cistercian order.

    Gradings
    4 Historic Attraction
    Awards
    Mobility difficulties Green Tourism Silver
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Closed: Winter

    Ticket Information
    Ticket Type
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    Adult £4.50 per ticket
    Child £2.70 per ticket
    Concessions £3.60 per ticket

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Catering

    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Shop
    • Self Service

    Domestic

    • Toilets

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    Children

    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    • ASVA Member

    Transport

    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Parking

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