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Culross Abbey

Kirk Street, Culross KY12 , Scotland
+44 845 225 5121
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“old church” (2 reviews)
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Kirk Street, Culross KY12 , Scotland
+44 845 225 5121
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank robert f
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank dkvl
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Marguerite a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank DavidC856
Reviewed 4 March 2017

A very special place and space to visit with due deference to the history and faith behind it. A place I revisit from time to time when the world is rushed.

Thank chompercharlie
Reviewed 18 January 2017

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

Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 4 November 2016

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

Thank MartinCroxall
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Really old church. The ruins have something magical and the old church keeps its ancient charming. Recommended.

Thank anto_dmc
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

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

Thank m t
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Pannipannini
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