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Admire one of Scotland's most impressive medieval interiors and most important royal sites, founded as a priory in about 1080. Robert the Bruce was buried in the medieval choir, now beneath the Abbey church of 1821. St Margaret and David I are among...more
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St. Margaret Street, Dunfermline KY12 7PE, Scotland
All reviews king robert the bruce dunfermline abbey resting place buried here well worth a visit stained glass steeped in history explorer pass ancient capital lots of history ticket office information boards entrance fee gift shop beautiful building st margaret abbot house
On our day trip from Grantham, we arrived at the abbey. We were met by very friendly stewards especially Elaine who took time to explain quite a bit of the history of the abbey, and the surround of the abbey
I had a great day here. The abbey itself is stunning and there is a wee walk around the place. I took my own picnic and had it on the beautiful grounds. Staff in the shop are very nice and the volunteer staff in the...More
So much to see in this Abbey with beautiful stained glass windows. Elaine the custodian was so informative about the history and the story of each of the windows. How she remembered it all was amazing. Nice little shop to buy some souvenirs. Well worth...More
Amazing. Just amazing. Worth your time to visit the ruins and cathedral. The history, beauty and peace within it's walls are magical. A fantastic looking building with a lot of history behind it. Worth visiting the Abbey Church as it contains the tomb of Robert...More
This is a very imposing building from all angles. The parish church has the words "King Robert the Bruce" writ large, a single word per compass cardinal point.
It is the resting place of most of King Robert. His heart is buried in Melrose Abbey....More
The Abbey and Palace are adjacent to the Carnegie Library & Galleries which I'd visited earlier in the day. I am not a religious person but this building has a very spiritual aura about it and I was entranced.
There are guides who will provide...More
Response from ByHistoricScotland | Property representative |
Good Afternoon John
Thank you for your enquiry.
With regard to access to the Bruce,it would be the Abbey Church which is not part of Historic Scotland. I would recommend telephoning them on: 44 (0)1383 724586