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Interesting History

Set in well maintained grounds the Abbey is only open from April to September when admission is... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Surprising History Packed in a Small Location

This is well off the beaten, tourist laden path. Although there is only one complete building... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Erik C
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Cambuskenneth village | Nr Stirling, Stirling, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

Set in well maintained grounds the Abbey is only open from April to September when admission is free . Out with these periods the gate is padlocked for the grounds . The Bell Tower itself is in good condition . Parking is on the street...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

It was a rainy day and we couldn't get into the graveyard, but it was an interesting site connected to medieval Scotland, and denotes a critical turning point in their history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank B9073TOannm
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Cambuskenneth Abbey and Bell Tower are absolute gems, hidden away from the usual tourist crowds, and set in a wonderfully quiet and beautiful location. The Abbey is a ruin, though the outline of the structure is still visible, but the Bell Tower, dating from the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bev M
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is a wonderful site to see. This castle like building gives you the wonderful feel of old Scotland without the crowds. There was no one there when we visited the site and that is typical from what we heard.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Howard P
Reviewed 20 June 2018

This is well off the beaten, tourist laden path. Although there is only one complete building still standing, the foundation of the abbey is still in tact and minimalistic signage is available to advise you what stood where you now stand. There is a very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Erik C
Reviewed 19 June 2018

If you are in Stirling, you should visit it. Near the town and perfect if you want to visit the bridge too

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Agustín G
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

This amazing site was once the old parliament of Scotland back in the 1300s it is free entry and offer lots of information and facts about the place you can go inside the abbey and witness historical architecture for your self! This is a truly...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank person45568
Reviewed 23 April 2018

walked here from the city while going to the Wallace monument. weather ruined the stroll slightly but was still an interesting find that we stumbled on by accident along the way. the old parliament and a kings grave nice little stop of to hide from...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank anyakey
Reviewed 14 April 2018

I thought it would be a stroll along the river, but it was more along roads. The abbey itself is a complete ruin, the standing structure is the bell tower. That was fine with me, as I love bell towers.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank amf1954
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Be aware that the abbey ruins are only open over the summer. Entry is free, I didn't even see a box for donations. The location is 20-30 minutes' walk from Stirling Old Town (depending on how fast you walk) but you will then be halfway...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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