Melrose Abbey | Melrose, Scotland

Melrose Abbey, Scotland by su1droo via Flickr

Located in Melrose, Scotland, this gothic abbey is considered to be one of the most beautiful in the country. It was founded in 1136 by Cistercian monks and was built in the form of a cross. Today the abbey lies in ruins, but its stunning architecture and rich history make it the perfect setting for a day visit.

Admission: £5.20

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