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The north and south transepts – the best preserved late-12th-century Cistercian architecture in Scotland.
The chapter house – a graceful and precious fragment of Cistercian architecture from the early 13th century.
The peaceful location – where one can relax and reflect on the Cistercian ideal as pronounced by Abbot Ailred of Rievaulx: ‘Everywhere peace, everywhere serenity, and a marvellous freedom from the tumult of the world.’