Holyrood Abbey was founded in 1128 by King David I for Augustinian monks from St Andrews. Holyrood Palace, home of Scottish royalty, was later built next to the abbey.

Facts & Stats on Holyrood Abbey

Go Historic ID
318735
Names
Holyrood Abbey
Dates
1128

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
Canongate, Royal Mile
Edinburgh, Scotland
Contact
0131/556-5100

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Holyrood Abbey - Edinburgh, Scotland