The Isle of Iona Scotland

Visiting Iona

Places of Interest
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  • Iona Heritage Centre

    Places of Interest

    Iona Heritage Centre

    The Heritage Centre in the Telford Manse is all about the islanders' lives over the past 200 years - their crofting way of life, customs, crafts etc. Also displays on geology, shells, flora, Celtic art; information on Iona genealogy;  continuous slideshow. 

    Small shop. Tearoom with home-baking, homemade soups, filled rolls etc.

    Info

    Open:

    10.30am - 4.30pm Monday - Saturday, Easter to October

    Rates:

    Admission £3.40. (£1.70 for OAPs, students, groups and children - under 12 free).

    Address:

    The Manse, Isle of Iona, PA76 6SJ

    Website:

    www.ionaheritage.co.uk

    Phone:

    01681 700576 or winter 01681 700328

    Email:

    ionaheritage@gmail.com

  • Iona Abbey

    Places of Interest

    Iona Abbey

    Founded by St Columba in AD563, Iona Abbey is one of Scotland’s most historic and sacred sites. Visit the medieval abbey church and cloisters, St Columba’s shrine, the Michael Chapel and see the superb collection of carved stones and crosses. Tours available.

    Info

    Open:

    9.30am to 5.30pm daily April to September and 9.30am to 4.30pm October to March

    Rates:

    Admission for 2012

    Adult £5.50

    Senior £4.40

    Child £3.30

    Address:

    Historic Scotland, Iona Abbey, Isle of Iona PA76 6SQ

    Website:

    www.ionahistory.org.uk

    Phone:

    01681 700 512

    Email:

    hs.ionaabbey@scotland.gsi.gov.uk