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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
1 April - 30 September , Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun, 9.30 am to 5.30 pm

Closed during winter season
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Admission prices

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

Events at Crossraguel Abbey

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24 September 2014

The Three Estates Costume Exhibition

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John Lowrie Morrison: Westlight - Northeastlight

Duff House

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Standing Stones of Stenness Guided Walk

Stones Of Stenness Circle And Henge

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Rebels and Redcoats

Edinburgh Castle

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