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Rushen Abbey, Ballasalla

Introduction

Rushen Abbey has a large productive garden within an enclosure of approximately 4 acres. The enclosure is made up of 13th and 14th century stone walls, within which a public pleasure garden was established in the late-19th century. The site is now owned by the government and is in the process of being excavated by the Centre for Manx Studies.

Visitor Facilities

http://www.rushenabbey.iofm.net/
Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

The site is open from 10 am until 5 pm between April and October. http://www.rushenabbey.iofm.net/

Owners

Isle of Man Government

Manx National Heritage, Douglas, IM1 3LY
Features & Designations

Plant Environment

  • Walled Garden
  • Environment
Key Information

Type

Monastery Garden

Purpose

Pleasure Garden

Plant Environment

Walled Garden

Principal Building

Abbey

Survival

Part: standing remains

Open to the public

Yes

References

References