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Culross Abbey is a wee bit of a hike up the steep hill, but is an interesting and attractive old building. And if you still have a bit of puff left, the old church is just a wee bit further up.
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Culross Abbey and the remains of it's Cistercian Monastery dating back to around AD1200 are set above the town on a steep road which will test your stamina - or your driving depending upon how you chose to get there.
The ruins are maintained by...More
This is a cute little abbey. It had a nice section that was full of history about the abbey and the area. Laid out very well! There is a small little café next-door that is attached and have drinks and small plates.
It's worth making the short but steep walk up the partly cobbled hill to view the abbey ruins and the kirk, complete with family memorials.
If you don't mind heights, the view from the top of a steep metal stairway (more like a giant ladder)...More
It’s a steep climb to the abbey but the reward is a memorable visit to the ruins of the former home of Cistercian monks.
Walking round the remains of the old stone walls stirs the imagination; ghosts of monks going about their daily chores (a...More
Really nice Abbey to visit, great architecture, great history ( its connected to the Bruce family) and its free to enter into. Remember its a church so there will be services held here on certain days. Its quite a walk up to it from the...More
We opted to visit the abbey rather than Culross palace because the woman selling tickets in the city's visitor centre was rather rude to us, but I would not have wanted to miss this! We drove up the very narrow, cobbled streets to get here,...More