Iona Abbey Free Flow
Available all year
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.
Remarks/requirements: Appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes.
Walking information: Gentle uphill to the Abbey, approximately 0.25 miles.
Wheelchair accessible: No.
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