Glenluce Abbey

Churches, Cathedrals & Abbeys

Glenluce, Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, DG8 0AF

    Founded in 1192 by Roland, Earl of Galloway the magnificent ruins of this Cistercian Abbey are some of the best preserved in Scotland.

    A fantastic example of a well-preserved fragment of 13th century Cistercian church architecture, Glenluce Abbey occupies a site of great natural beauty in the tranquil and secluded valley of the Water of Luce. The remains include an impressive early 16th century chapter house and a museum of monastic life showcasing the fascinating collection of artefacts found during clearance work. The cloister is less well preserved but the overall layout of the domestic quarters can be followed. Over the years the abbey's historic visitors have included Robert the Bruce, James IV and Mary Queen of Scots. Follow in their footsteps as you explore the ruins and the thought provoking setting.

    Gradings
    4 Historic Attraction
    Awards
    Green Tourism Silver Mobility difficulties
    Opening Times
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 30 Sep 2014

    Open summer only (Apr-Sept)

    Ticket Information
    Ticket Type
    Ticket Tariff
    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
    • Self Service

    Facilities

    • ASVA Member
    • Disabled Access

    Payment Methods

    • Electron
    • JCB Card
    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Solo Card
    • Delta Card
    • Cash
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Parking
    • Disabled Parking

    Children

    • Children Welcome

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Pets Welcome
    • Children Welcome

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