Churches & Religious Buildings in Southern Scotland.

Crossraguel Abbey
The remains of Crossraguel Abbey, which are remarkably complete and of a very high quality, include the church, cloister, chapter house and much of the domestic premises.
Dryburgh Abbey
Both beautifully situated and of intrinsic quality, the ruins of the Premonstratensian abbey at Dryburgh are remarkably complete.
Dunfermline Abbey and Palace
Dunfermline Abbey is the remains of a great Benedictine abbey founded by Queen Margaret in the 11th century.
Glasgow Cathedral
Glasgow Cathedral is the only Scottish mainland medieval cathedral to have survived the Reformation complete (apart from its western towers).
Glenluce Abbey
Glenluce is a Cistercian abbey founded around 1192.
Jedburgh Abbey
Jedburgh Abbey is one of the border abbeys founded by David I around 1138 for Augustinian canons.
Kildalton Cross
Kildalton Cross is the finest intact High Cross in Scotland carved in the late eighth century.
Lindisfarne Priory
Home to the Lindisfarne Gospels, a trip to Holy Island and the ruins of Lindisfarne Priory have all the ingredients for a great family day out in Northumberland.
Melrose Abbey
Melrose Abbey is probably the most famous ruin in Scotland. It was founded by David I around 1136 as a Cistercian abbey, but largely destroyed by Richard II's English army in 1385.
Seton Collegiate Church
The transepts and steeple of this lovely building were built by the widow of the Lord Seton, who was killed at Flodden in 1513.
St Andrews Cathedral & St Rule's Tower
These are the remains of the largest cathedral in Scotland, with associated domestic ranges of the priory.
St Giles Cathedral
When you walk through the door of St Giles' Cathedral, you are entering one of the most historic and romantic buildings in Scotland. Founded in the 1100s, this church has witnessed executions, riots and celebrations
St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art
The award-winning St Mungo Museum explores the importance of religion in people's lives and art across the world and across time. It aims to promote understanding and respect between people of different faiths and of none.
Whithorn Priory & Museum
Whithorn Priory is the cradle of Christianity in Scotland, founded in the 5th century.

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