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Crossraguel Abbey


Crossraguel was founded early in the 13th century by the Earl of Carrick.

Crossraguel Abbey

Crossraguel was founded early in the 13th century by the Earl of Carrick and its remains include the church, cloister, chapter house and domestic premises.

Highlights

  • The abbey’s completeness – everything is still there: the monks’ church, their cloister, even their dovecot (pigeon tower).
  • The choir – with fine architectural details from the 15th century.
  • The chapter house – still complete, with benches for the monks and an arched seat for the abbot.
  • The little houses beyond the cloister – tiny two-roomed dwellings, where aged and infirm monks lived in the 15th century.
Green Tourism Award - Silver

Location

Region – Glasgow, Clyde and Ayrshire
Postcode: KA19 8HQ

Opening arrangements

Summer only
1 April - 30 September , Mon Tue Wed Thu 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 Crossraguel Abbey

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2 July 2015

Allan Ramsay - Master Draughtsman

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Weaving the Unicorn exhibition

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Waterloo Colours

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The Other Mary Exhibition

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Coast

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Archaeology and Birds at Brodgar

Ring Of Brodgar Stone Circle and Henge

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Ring of Brodgar Walk

Ring Of Brodgar Stone Circle and Henge

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Women of Independence

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Fortress for the King

Fort George

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