Iona Abbey Free Flow

Excursion

Free

Duration

2h

Season

Available all year

Min. number

0 travellers

Booking code

INCL-ION1


Enjoy a leisurely walk to the abbey and learn the history of St Columba.
  • See an impressive collection of over 180 medieval carved stones and crosses

  • Enjoy a leisurely walk to the Abbey and admire the historic athmosphere

  • Shop for local crafts in the village

  • Learn the history of St Columba and how it changed religion in the area


In the footsteps of Christianity

Iona is regarded as the birthplace of Christianity in Scotland with the arrival of St Columba in AD 563 and the founding of the Abbey. Today, Iona remains a place of pilgrimage and spirituality.  Enjoy a visit to the abbey and see the cloisters, the graveyard – burial site of numerous early Scottish, Irish and French kings – and the impressive collection of over 180 medieval carved stones and crosses. 

Practical information

  • Language: English.

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes. 

  • Walking information: Gentle uphill to the Abbey, approximately 0.25 miles.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.