Dryburgh Abbey

History & Heritage
Dryburgh Abbey is now open and we are delighted to welcome you back.

About Dryburgh Abbey

Dryburgh Abbey is now open and we are delighted to welcome you back. Find out more about our re-opening plans: www.restarthistory.scot.

Historic Scotland have introduced limits on visitor numbers to help keep everyone safe, and you will not be able to visit without booking online in advance.

Wander around this remarkably complete medieval ruin by the River Tweed to grasp the appeal of monastic life. You can still see plaster and paintwork inside the chapter house dating from when it was built. Other fine examples of ecclesiastic architecture and masonry also remain – despite three fires and four attacks all but destroying the abbey buildings.

We are accredited Information partners of VisitScotland and can offer tailored advice to help you make the most of your visit. Come in and have a chat for insider tips about the must see attractions in our local area.

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