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Inchmahome Priory - Historic Scotland

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Cross Scotland’s only lake to explore a peaceful, wooded island chosen as a monastic sanctuary. Robert the Bruce sought solace at Inchmahome Priory and Mary Queen of Scots found safety here as a child. Soak up the idyllic setting as you approach the Priory by boat.

Please note that we are currently carrying out essential conservation works at Inchmahome Priory to ensure future generations can enjoy this site. In doing so we keep traditional skills alive.

Opening Hours:

·         Summer: 1 April- 30 September 2018, Daily, 10am to last outward sailing at 4.15pm

·         Winter: 1 to 31 October 2018, Daily, 10am to last outward sailing at 3.15pm

Shop closed for lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm. Closed 1November to 31 March

Prices:  Adult £7.50, Child £4.50, Concession £6. Prices include the cost of the boat to the island (Admission prices are subject to change)


Facilities: A small motor boat ferries visitors to and from the island. Visitors to Inchmahome Priory must be able to climb into and out of the boat. There is a car park on the mainland.

Very occasionally a property has to close at short notice due to adverse weather conditions or other reasons outwith our control. Please check our closure page for any unexpected site closures You can also follow closure tweets from @welovehistory using #hsclosure. Alternatively please call the site before setting off to check they are open.

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Inchmahome Priory - Historic Scotland

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