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Access

This site is currently closed as a precautionary measure while we undertake high level masonry inspections. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Carers tickets

In line with best practice in the visitor attractions industry and as advised by Capability Scotland, visitors with disabilities are treated on an equal basis with all other visitors and entry is charged at the appropriate admission category rate - Adult/Concession/Child. Proof of disability is not required.

We recognise that some disabled visitors may need help to visit our sites and we offer free entry for accompanying carers, these can be added when making your booking. Please note this is limited to two carers per transaction.

Parking

The large car park is gravel with one accessible bay.

Approach to site

The site is 20m from the car park along a reinforced grass path. There is an 8cm step down through a 90cm-wide gate.

An alternative gravel path into the cloister avoids the gate.

Visitor centre

Access to the visitor centre is over uneven wall footings, up three steps and over a short ramp with a 10cm step with a handrail.

Monument

The abbey nave and transepts have a short grass surface, which is firmer in dry weather. The main routes around the monument are gravel or grass.

There is one 15cm step onto the gravel path around the cloister.

There are numerous archaeological remains within the grass, which can be difficult to see.

Toilets

Nearest adapted toilet is about six miles away at:

Harbour Square
Kirkcudbright

Dogs

Assistance dogs are permitted at all our sites and within roofed areas.  

Visitors' dogs are allowed at Dundrennan Abbey, but are not permitted in roofed areas. 

Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and not left unattended at any time. Owners must pick up after their dogs.

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This site is currently closed as a precautionary measure while we undertake high level masonry inspections. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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