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went back to see culross abbey after 12 years of marriage.
still the warm and inviting place that we remember.
sadly minister who married us is no longer here and ran by a stand by minister.
well worth a visit to see the medieval history...More
An interesting addition when visiting the fabulous Culross village and Palace. Steep walk up from the village, passing interesting houses and water source. Information boards give the history of the ruined abbey and there is an abundance of historical artefacts and history within the church.
Beautiful ruined abbey that is maintained by Historic Scotland and that sits next to a church that is still in use. 70- church ladies had knitted a panoraa of the original monks who established the abbey which was about to go on display 5/20. The...More
I guess that most tourists will skip this abbey - it is perched up at the top of the steep hill, tucked back from the road. But it is very peaceful inside. The large tomb room of Sir George Bruce has to be seen. THere...More
What a gem this Abbey is with its Crusiform shape a sense of peace when you enter lovely for contemplation. This has been a well kept Abbey with some really nice stained glass window and Impressive memorials to Sir Robert Preston and Sir George Bruce...More
After a wander around the ruins of the abbey (interesting enough in itself) we entered the abbey proper. At the time we were the only people in the building and the sense of calm was lovely. It's not massive, flashy or overly pretty but it...More
Lovely old ruins which are free to enter, be careful on a wet day as very slippy, you can just imagine what it was like when it was in its entirety, if the church is open Also worth a visit, some interesting reading
We ended up at the kirk through a waking loop around the entire town, through local walking ways. (There is also a steeper and more direct way up.)
The place is holy ground: serene, peaceful and lovely. Take your time! Don't hurry and just check...More