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Inchmahome Priory

Port of Menteith, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK8 3RA, Scotland
+44 1877 385294
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1 week ago
“Beautiful, even in the rain”
1 week ago
“Just beautiful ”
Port of Menteith, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK8 3RA, Scotland
+44 1877 385294
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You arrive by small boat as the priory ruins are on an island. You need to pay at the Historic Scotland shop to get the boat back. The island isn't large but there is a nice walk around and some simply fantastic old trees to...More

Thank Kath M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great few hours here. The island was particularly stunning as the bluebells were out. Will be back with a picnic and the kids.

Thank lovetorove4
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the 10 minute boat trip out to the island and were blown away by the wash of bluebells carpeting it. They are so profuse the perfume was heady. The Priory itself if an interesting ruin but with well documented history boards that take...More

Thank eviefox2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Little I can add to other comments, except to urge you to visit. We chanced on a beautiful day and loved every minute. First boat out is at 10am and we seemed to be the only customers (you pay on the island) but were eventually...More

Thank tyketyke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Short boat trip across the lake to a small island where you can walk around in in 10 minutes and take time to explore the priory ruins and hillocks, paths and ancient trees. The ferryman also has interesting information about the lake, crannogs and spitfire...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 19 April 2017

As soon as you board the boat at the boat hose and are greeted by the boatman you know the trip will be good. The island is lovely to walk round and the priory full of history fully explained with information board's. Staff are great...More

Thank Brian E
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I visited this attraction with my wife on a rather cold but very still day in April. It was amazing. Such a peaceful place with scenery to behold. The monastery is steeped I history with lots of information panels to help you get an insight...More

Thank lenster57
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We went there on a sunny day and it was so beautiful. Too bad that there were fences, but totally understandable because it still is a work of art and should be protected from too many tourists! I loved the view on the lake, loved...More

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Inchmahome Priory is a magical place, steeped in 800 years of history. We loved wandering around the grounds, trying to imagine what life would have been like. The buildings are in ruins but are still impressive. The island is peaceful and meditative - nice to...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 8 April 2017

A short boat ride over to the island. Where there is are beautiful remains of the priory where Mary Queen of Scots was kept during the 'rough wooing' by Henry VIII. Somebody else saw an osprey and a crested grebe. There are lots of ducks...More

Thank jed103
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Are dogs allowed on the boat/island?
2 June 2016|
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Response from fatlegs78 | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure dogs are welcome on the island as long as they are kept on a lead. I would give them a call before heading off just to make sure though.
Tracey-anne M
Hi, My sister and I are planning a visit on the 30th April (afternoon) or 2nd May. Will the ferry be available to the priory? I also wondered if a visit to Inchtalla were possible? I am in the process of writing a novel and access would be wonderful. Thank you kindly, Tracey-anne.
31 March 2015|
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Response from ByHistoricScotland | Property representative |
Hi Tracey Yes the boat runs regularly every day between 10am and 4.15pm and the trip out to the island takes about 7 minutes. We occasionally have to suspend sailings if it is too rough for a safe landing,so suggest phoning... More