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Cambuskenneth Abbey

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Cambuskenneth village | Nr Stirling, Stirling, Scotland
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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 4 weeks ago
emcii
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Pioneer, California
Awesome and.. it's free!

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Agusgt21
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Madrid, Spain
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Cambuskenneth village | Nr Stirling, Stirling, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Free to enter. If you head across the river through a neighborhood plan a 20 minute walk from stirling city center. We walked around the place, took photos, and then walked along a trail along the river to Stirling Bridge. Nice place to visit if...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

We went as legend says a quarter of William Wallace is buried here and I got a wee shiver standing over the spot (googled it and found the resting place easily ) . it's well laid out with plagues saying which part of abbey is...More

Thank T C
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is a wee place kind of overshadowed by the bigger venue the Wallace monument but it's a wee place slightly tucked away almost with in touching distance of the bigger venue the abbey Craig where the battle took place is so named because the...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Not often you can get as close as this to a Kings grave! Not very much left standing of the Abbey itself just the bell tower which is small and impressive but with not much to see, no access to upper floors, and only a...More

Thank Rob B
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tricia_jamieson
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