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Glenluce Abbey


Founded around 1192, Glenluce is situated in a beautiful and peaceful valley.

Glenluce Abbey

Founded around 1192, Glenluce is situated in a beautiful and peaceful valley. Visitors can see an exhibition of objects excavated on the site.

Highlights

  • The location – in the secluded valley of the Water of Luce, easily conveying a sense of the isolation and peaceful tranquillity that was so important to the Cistercian way of life.
  • The south transept – a well-preserved fragment of 13th-century Cistercian church architecture.
  • The chapter house – built around 1500 and still roofed and entire, with fine architectural features and a wonderful acoustic.
  • The museum of monastic life – a fascinating collection of artefacts found during clearance work.
Green Tourism Award - Silver

Location

Region – Dumfries and Galloway
Postcode: DG8 0AF

Opening arrangements

Summer Only
1 April - 30 September, Fri Sat Sun, 9.30am to 5.30pm (last entry 5pm)

Admission prices

Summer
Adult £4.50, Child £2.70, Concession £3.60

Events at Glenluce Abbey

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23 May 2015

Allan Ramsay - Master Draughtsman

Duff House

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Weaving the Unicorn exhibition

Stirling Castle

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Waterloo Colours

Edinburgh Castle

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Duff House Tours

Duff House

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The Other Mary Exhibition

Stirling Castle

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Rebels and Redcoats

Edinburgh Castle

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Highlanders in Revolt!

Urquhart Castle

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The Queen's Feast

Stirling Castle

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Coast

Duff House

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