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Iona Abbey
Title: Iona Abbey
Description: Iona Abbey sits on the site where St Columbia landed in Scotland in 563 AD. A Benedictine monastery was founded here in 1203 with the current Abbey buildings being restored in 1910.
Date: July 1990
Iona Abbey
Title: Iona Abbey
Description: This view shows the Abbeys main entrance and carved cross.
Date: July 1990
Iona East Beach
Title: Iona East Beach
Description: The small community on the Island of Iona care for the heritage of the island. Amongst the places to visit are the heritage centre, pottery and the sandy beaches. The island, except the Abbey, is owned by the National Trust for Scotland. There are excellent day trips available from Oban including two ferrys and a bus across the Isle of Mull.
Date: July 1990
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