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18 May 2017
“Beautiful surroundings steeped in history”
28 Feb 2017
“Nice Abbey to Visit”
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

I certainly picked a good day to walk round pleasant summer sunshine and a view out over the Tay estuary. There is an honesty box if you are not a member of the National Trust . It was founded in 1229 by Queen Ermengarde. This...More

Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We were in the area so we decided to visit this Abbey ruin. There isn't much left of it so you must use your imagination to visualize it in its glory days. It's amazing there is anything left since it was established in 1229 and...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

Stopped for a visit here whilst out for a drive this morning. Have lived in the area for 30+ years but never been before. There is not much left of the original Abbey but, with the available leaflet and a bit of imagination, there is...More

Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We stopped here while walking on the coastal path. Although belonging to the National Trust there is no fee to enter or facilities on site. It is a well preserved site and worth stopping at. Quiet and peaceful. Nice location.

Thank itchyfeet2014
Reviewed 4 October 2015

This ruined abbey is worth a visit if you are doing the Fife coastal path. It takes less than an hour and is free. There is a sweet chestnut tree that probably dates back to before the reformation.

Thank Tigerfeet2014
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Quiet and peaceful area, well kept and nice places to sit and chill. Good walks around balmerino too, coastal path was better than I thought.

Thank AngieMerr
Reviewed 11 March 2015

This is an ideal spot for a picnic, as it is a quiet secluded location. A leaflet explaining the history of the site was also available. The Fife coastal path passes nearby and a combined both in my visit.

Thank anguss1
Reviewed 28 July 2014

This ruined abbey was founded in 1229 and whilst much of it is missing there are still some parts of the building remaining. Some parts can be viewed but no accessed because of restoration work. The grounds have makers to indicate other areas of the...More

Thank Glen&Isobel
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