Dumfries and Galloway
Now a ruin, the 12th-century Dundrennan Abbey was home to a community of Cistercian monks for 400 years. Mary Queen of Scots spent her last hours in Scotland here in May 1568, after the disastrous Battle of Langside.
- See the north and south transepts, the best-preserved late 12th-century Cistercian architecture in Scotland
- Relax and reflect on the Cistercian ideal amidst the peaceful beauty of this special setting
- Step inside our stone store to see the abbey’s carved stone collection
Speak to our site stewards, who can share their specialist knowledge of the Abbey throughout the day.
Booking not required.
Where to find us
- Dundrennan Abbey
- DG6 4QH
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