Rushen Abbey, Ballasalla 2880

Ballasalla, Isle of Man

Brief Description

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.

History

The Abbey was founded in 1134, the church being completed in 1257.

Visitor Facilities

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

Plant Environment

  • Walled Garden
  • Environment
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

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