Wander around this remarkably complete medieval ruin by the River Tweed to grasp the appeal of monastic life. You can still see plaster and paintwork inside the chapter house dating from when it was built.
Address: Dryburgh, St Boswells, Roxburghshire TD6 6RQ
On Historic Scotland: www.historicenvironment.scot/visit-a-place/places/dryburgh-abbey/
On Visit Scotland: www.visitscotland.com/info/see-do/dryburgh-abbey-p255561
On Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dryburgh_Abbey