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Culross Abbey

Kirk Street, Culross KY12, Scotland
+44 845 225 5121
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“steep climb” (5 reviews)
“old church” (2 reviews)
“ruined abbey” (2 reviews)
Kirk Street, Culross KY12, Scotland
+44 845 225 5121
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A visit to Culross Abbey, away from the crowds around the Palace is well worth a visit. Walk up the hill from the centre of the village rather than taking the car and experience the atmosphere of this historical and tranquil location. The Abbey is...More

Thank Doug42
Reviewed 6 days ago

As we were on a private tour, our van was able to negotiate the steep hill and drop us right in front of the Abbey. We enjoyed walking around. Beautiful views of the water. There is also a tea shop run by volunteers from the...More

Thank Staten_Islander
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many folk don't bother to walk up the hill to the abbey, but it's worth a short visit. You can climb up the fixed ladder to see the ceiling from close up.

Thank karenmarj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the hike up the fairly steep hill to take advantage of the great views of the Forth. Fairly atmospheric and historically interesting.

Thank Phil P
Reviewed June 10, 2017

We stopped in Culross since the town is used for many medieval towns. It was quaint and a great start to all the history we would be seeing over the next week.

Thank CobbKappa
Reviewed June 2, 2017

The grounds are very well looked after and very peaceful. The abbey itself was interesting.kids would be bored here.culross is a beautiful preserved town.if you want a relaxing walk but if you want shops don't go.

Thank Heather G
Reviewed May 21, 2017

went back to see culross abbey after 12 years of marriage. still the warm and inviting place that we remember. sadly minister who married us is no longer here and ran by a stand by minister. well worth a visit to see the medieval history...More

Thank robert f
Reviewed May 20, 2017

An interesting addition when visiting the fabulous Culross village and Palace. Steep walk up from the village, passing interesting houses and water source. Information boards give the history of the ruined abbey and there is an abundance of historical artefacts and history within the church.

1  Thank dkvl
Reviewed May 19, 2017

Beautiful ruined abbey that is maintained by Historic Scotland and that sits next to a church that is still in use. 70- church ladies had knitted a panoraa of the original monks who established the abbey which was about to go on display 5/20. The...More

Thank Marguerite a
Reviewed May 3, 2017

I guess that most tourists will skip this abbey - it is perched up at the top of the steep hill, tucked back from the road. But it is very peaceful inside. The large tomb room of Sir George Bruce has to be seen. THere...More

Thank DavidC856
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