Crossraguel Abbey

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Crossraguel Abbey is a ruined, near complete, abbey near Maybole in South Ayrshire.

Formally called the Abbey of Saint Mary of Crossraguel, it was founded in 1244 by the then Earl of Carrick. The Earl invited monks of the Cluniac order to occupy the abbey. Named after the abbey of Cluny in France, Crossraguel and a monastery in Paisley were the only Cluniac monasteries in Scotland.

Visitors today can see the remains of the abbey which include the monks’ church, the cloister, the chapter house, the dovecot and the dwellings where the old and infirm monks lived in the 15th century.

The abbey is open from April to September and has a small admission fee. Parking, facilities and a gift shop are available


Crossraguel Abbey 7 day weather forecast, weather in Maybole, Ayrshire

Expect a temp in the range 10.3℃ to 11.7℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (W)
Friday, May 27
Expect a temp in the range 7.9℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 7.8 m/sec (W)
Saturday, May 28
Expect a temp in the range 7.6℃ to 8.8℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (NW)
Sunday, May 29
Expect a temp in the range 5.5℃ to 7.4℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (N)
Monday, May 30
Expect a temp in the range 4.4℃ to 7.3℃ with wind speed 1.6 m/sec (NE)
Tuesday, May 31
Expect a temp in the range 6.5℃ to 7.3℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (NNE)
Wednesday, Jun 01
Expect a temp in the range 2.5℃ to 5.5℃ with wind speed 1.5 m/sec (E)

Maybole weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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