Melrose Abbey is a magnificent ruin on a grand scale with lavishly decorated masonry. The abbey was the burial place of Robert the Bruce’s heart, now marked with a commemorative carved stone plaque within the grounds. Visitors can also visit a museum housing a display of artefacts found within the abbey. Free audio tour and children’s trail available.
• In Melrose off the A7 or A68 • Open all year • Admission: Adult £5.20 Child £2.60 Concessions £4.20 • VisitScotland grading ★★★★
Find out more about Melrose Abbey at historic-scotland.gov.uk
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Events at this venue
Chronicle of Melrose
Learn about the Chronicle of Melrose written at the abbey during the 12th century. Take part in our illuminated letter activity and try creating writing as beautiful as the lettering in the chronicle. Delve into the recent conservation work carried out in the effigies of Melrose Abbey on an insight tour. Insight Tours…