Dryburgh Abbey is on the 4 Abbeys Cycle Route. It sits by the River Tweed and is remarkably complete medieval ruins makes it easy to appreciate the attractions of monastic life.
The abbey buildings were destroyed by fire three times and ravaged by war on four occasions but fine examples of ecclesiastic architecture and masonry remain, and its chapter house reveals plaster and paintwork dating back to its inception.
Admission charge – open all year.
Dryburgh, St Boswells TD6 0RQ
Tel: 01835 822 381