Cambuskenneth Abbey

Founded in 1147 by David I, this Augustine monastery became one of the most prosperous and influential. Its abbots were mainly famous statesmen. The proximity of Stirling made it a royal protection, and the abbey was setting for several meetings of the Scottish Parliament.

Useful information

Address : 

st. North

Opening hours

[Apr-Sep: 9.30am-6.30pm - closed 25-26 Dec]

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Broad Street
Broad Street
Once the centre of burgh life, Broad
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Mar's Wark
Mar's Wark
Ruined but nevertheless impressive, the
1:00
Church of the Holy Rude
Church of the Holy Rude
Built in stages on the site of an older
0:15
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Mar's Wark
Mar's Wark
Ruined but nevertheless impressive, the
1:00
Church of the Holy Rude
Church of the Holy Rude
Built in stages on the site of an older
0:15
Cowane's Hospital
Cowane's Hospital
Until recently occupied by the town hall
0:15
See all