Sancta Maria Abbey, Nunraw

Sancta Maria Abbey, Nunraw

Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Nunraw Abbey , Garvald , EH41 4LW
Local Authority: East Lothian

Church Overview

Modern monastery of Cistercian monks built 1952-70 (but unfinished), architect Peter Whiston. Nunraw house is an historic building and functions as the Abbey guest house where people may stay for a few days of retreat in the monastic atmosphere.


Sundays: Mass 11.00am, Vespers 6pm, Compline 7.30pm;

Weekday Services: Lauds 6.30am, Mass 8.00am, Vespers 6.00pm, Compline 7.30pm

Opening Arrangements

Reception area and Abbey open at all times

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Sancta Maria Abbey, Nunraw


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