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Inchcolm Abbey

Inchcolm Abbey is open with safety precautions in place. To book your tickets in advance please visit the boat operators, Maid of the Forth and Forth Boat Tours. 

Escape by boat to this remarkable island, home to one of the most complete medieval abbeys in Scotland. It was supposedly founded by King Alexander I after he was stranded here in 1123.

Step inside the near-complete cloisters and chapter house, learn more in the visitor centre and drink in views over the Firth of Forth from the bell tower. Elsewhere on the island are wartime fortifications.

Look out for seals from the ferry. Access to parts of the island may be restricted between May and August when some seabirds aggressively protect their young. No water supply for drinking or washing on the island.

Opening times:
27 Aug to 31 Oct:
Wed to Sun, 10am to 4pm
Advance booking required.
Opening hours are subject to change, depending on weather. In bad weather call the site before setting off.
Winter: Closed
Access by ferry: Forth Tours on 0870 118 1866,
www.forthtours.com or Maid of the Forth on
0131 331 5000, www.maidoftheforth.co.uk

T: 07836 265146
E: customer@hes.scot
W: www.historicenvironment.scot/inchcolm-abbey/
A: Inchcolm Island, Burntisland, KY3 0UA
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