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Inchmahome Priory

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A highlight of our Scottish holiday

Inchmahome Priory is a great attraction for anyone visiting this part of Scotland. As it's on an... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Geoffrey S
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Canberra
Beautiful

We had a few hours spare whilst we were in the area so we decided to visit the island. I've not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bev D
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Located on an island in the Lake of Menteith, Inchmahome Priory was founded in 1238 and much of the 13th century building remains. Inchmahome Priory is a beautifully situated monastery, founded by a small community of Augustinian canons led by...more
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Port of Menteith, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK8 3RA, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Inchmahome Priory is a great attraction for anyone visiting this part of Scotland. As it's on an island there will be few other visitors when you're there. You get to the island by a small boat that runs regularly. I'd recommend getting there at opening...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a few hours spare whilst we were in the area so we decided to visit the island. I've not been on any type of boat for about 30 years (LOL - I don't do boats) but the water was very calm and the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I visited this island. We boarded a small boat to sail across then lake to the island. On arrival we paid our entrance fee then visited the archaeological ruins of the priory. Most of the split and walked our own way around...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for the first Time. Highly recommend it if you want a peaceful Tranquil Day. A 10 minute boat Ride to the Island and a lovely journey it was. Spent around 1hr 45 mins. Lovely walk around the island and nice trails. The priory...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely day out at Inchmahome Priory. The boat trip was very nice although it did only last 5 minutes. The island itself is beautiful, lots of wildlife and lovely nature walks. We had a lovely day out here. The only disappointment was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Far from the madding crowd, Inchmahome Priory is so beautiful and tranquil. The short ferry journey offers some differing perspectives but the setting of the Priory itself is superb.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is worth taking the short boat trip across to the island where you can see the ruined Priory and some amazing very old twisted trees. I was lucky enough to be there when the woods were full of bluebells. Very peaceful and relaxing place...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

The little boat trip and from the island is a great way to start your explorations, and we enjoyed the chance to get a first look at the island from the water. The midges are very welcoming at the ferry point, so be sure to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

Lovely spot for a picnic and walk, steeped in history. If you would like to stay in the area the hotel and restaurant is very good.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

What a great place. The boat trip over to the island takes less than 10 minutes and all you have to do is turn the board on the jetty to call the boat. The staff are very friendly and couldn't be more helpful. The island...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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grandpadoug
April 5, 2018|
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Response from travelingBard23 | Reviewed this property |
We picked up the boat off the pier behind a wonderful inn with restaurant. I can’t guarantee timing in May, as we were there in summer. The day we caught it, the boatman simply ferried passengers to and from continuously... More
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Response from fatlegs78 | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure dogs are welcome on the island as long as they are kept on a lead. I would give them a call before heading off just to make sure though.
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