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Opening times

1 April to 30 September:
Monday to Sunday, 9.30am to 5.30pm

1 October to 31 March:
Monday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm
Sundays, unmanned – Abbey Church, Shrine, Michael Chapel and grounds open

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Iona Abbey and Nunnery
Isle of Iona
Argyll
PA76 6SQ

National Grid reference: NM 286 245

Telephone: 01681 700 512

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Journey planners

Iona is reached by public ferry from Fionnphort, Mull. The crossing takes 5 minutes and the walk to Iona Abbey about 10 minutes.

From 25 March to 31 October, access to the monument is through the main gate only.

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