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Beauly, Scotland
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All reviews historic scotland lovely ruin old trees information boards grave stones worth a visit mary queen of scots beautiful ruins piece of history sense of peace banks of the river lots of history short stop high street kenneth mackenzie old church small town
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Old ruins in old town, several giant trees, old tombs. The Abbey wasn't luxury even in its best times, not grandiose complex as others famous abbeys. Quiet short philosophic walk through the history, but not worth to come here specially.

Thank Pudik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This attraction is situated in the centre of one of Scotlands most attractive villages, Beauly. With it being a free destination; it is a great place on a warm day and when you have a bit of time to walk around the village.

Thank travellingfinmorse
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Beauly Priory is a 13th Century ruin where the Lovat Frasers are buried in the Outlander books. It was stunning and you’ll see a lot of familiar names if you’re an Outlander fan.

Thank Tonya T
Reviewed 27 September 2018

The ruined remains of the old priory are fascinating for some but these didn't do much for me I am afraid. I found the restaurant merchandising shops much more interesting.

Thank I H
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Situated in the centre of the attractive village of Beauly, the remains of this priory aren’t particularly expansive, but there is enough of the building left to provide interest, and the very good information boards outline both its functions and historical importance.

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Small, but very old. This is what's left --- the ruins of a big priory, remarkably well preserved in such a damp climate! The graves are also interesting and there is no charge, so you walk round freely, absorbing the peaceful atmosphere. You may be...More

Thank solo70
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We visited here 8 years ago and is definitely a nice place to see and walk around. It is quite small so it won’t take long to see it al but there are plenty of places to see in Beauly or even walk down by...More

Thank Redders77
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Interesting 15 min free visit, share some of the history of the local area. Within town square so convenient as part of a stop off to stretch the legs.

Thank David S
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Quite remarkable remains of the Beauly priory and graveyard. Worth driving until Beauly to have a look! Beautiful sights of the firth too!

Thank Giulia R
Reviewed 27 June 2018

The explanatory boards are rather short on context, so they tend to raise more questions than they answer. The whole place is not well maintained, so it all feels run down, as if nobody much cares about the poor old place.

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