Iona Abbey Part 3

I have a few remaining photos from my visit to the Isle of Iona in Scotland. During past weeks I posted Iona Abbey Part 1, Iona Abbey Part 2 and Iona Nunnery.

Beautiful flower garden we passed along the walk toward the abbey.

Fuchsias 

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Base of St. Matthew's Cross.


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St. Columba's Well?

The Great Church

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The Great Church
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Where the bake and brew house used to be.

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Abbey Garden

Ruin of the Bishop's House built in 1630s.



Abbot's House

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Iona Abbey and Church.
Thank you for checking out my posts about Iona Abbey!
Vonda

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6 comments:

Suzan Tisdale said...

I can't wait to see all the places you share with us! :D

Beautiful photos and great information. I liked reading the plaques. :D

Hugs,
Suzan T.

Vonda Sinclair said...

Thank you so much, Suzan! I'm happy you enjoyed it! :) Hugs!

Paisley Kirkpatrick said...

Those garden shots are spectacular, Vonda. Well, all of the shots a great but the flowers seem to outshine the rocks. ;) Thanks for sharing. :)

Gwyn Brodie said...

I enjoyed your tour of Iona very much and can't wait to go there some day!

Vonda Sinclair said...

Thanks so much, Paisley! I love doing garden shots.

Gwyn, thanks! You'll love it!

Annie Kelly said...

Hello Vonda.
Another wonderful post. Thanks, and keep them coming! :D
Annie (aka Kelly Ann Scott)