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Dryburgh Abbey : Michelin's recommendations
Dryburgh Abbey's majestic and evocative red stone ruins nestle in the secluded setting of a sheltered bend in the River Tweed. It was founded in the 12C as Scotland’s first Norbertine house; after a peaceful and prosperous period, the abbey was caught up in the Wars of Independence. At the beginning of the 17C, the abbey ceased to exist as a religious foundation and it became the seat of commandatorship abbots.
Tourist attractions Dryburgh Abbey : Things to see and do
GB - Saint-Boswells TD6
The mellow red tones of the Dryburgh stone make this abbey one of the most attractive of the Border abbeys founded by David I of Scotland (1084-1153). The building was begun in 1150 but it was attacked several times by the English in the 1300s and wa..