Iona Abbey and Nunnery

 

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The abbey may close at short notice due to weather disruption to the ferry service. Please check the status of the ferry crossing before travelling.

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Opening times

1 Apr to 30 Sept:
Mon to sat, 9.30am to 5.30pm; Sun, 12.30pm to 5.30pm (last entry 5pm)

1 Oct to 31 Mar:
Mon to Sat, 10am to 4pm; Sun, 12.30pm to 4pm (last entry 3.30pm)

The abbey may close at short notice due to weather disruption to the ferry service

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