Iona Abbey and Nunnery
In AD563, Columba came to Iona from Ireland with twelve companions and founded a monastery. The abbey was transformed into a Benedictine monastery in about 1200. Its buildings were restored in the 1900s and in 1938, the Iona Community was founded to revive its traditions of work, worship and teaching. The Abbey is well known as being ‘The cradle of Christianity’ in Scotland.
In front of the Abbey stands the 9th century St Martin’s Cross, one of the best-preserved Celtic crosses in the British Isles.
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Iona Abbey and Nunnery Photos
7 Day Weather Forecast
Expect a temp in the range 8.5℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 8.8 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 8.9℃ to 9.2℃ with wind speed 10.7 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 8℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 18.5 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 7.5℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 13.9 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 6.2℃ to 7.6℃ with wind speed 19.8 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 7℃ to 7.8℃ with wind speed 9.8 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 9.1℃ to 9.4℃ with wind speed 8.6 m/sec (WSW)
Isle of Iona weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
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