Dundrennan

Dundrennan (Gaelic: Dun Droighnein) is a village in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, about five miles east of Kirkcudbright. Its population is around 230. It is most notable for the ruins of Dundrennan Abbey, a 12th century Cistercian monastery. The weapons testing establishment Dundrennan Range is also nearby.

Since 2002 the Wickerman music festival has been held on the nearby farm of East Kirkcarswell.

  • grid reference NX748476

Other articles related to "dundrennan":

Thomas Maitland, Lord Dundrennan - Works
... Dundrennan was devoted to antiquarian literature, and possessed a large library — "a monument", according to Cockburn, "honourable to his taste and judgment" ... Lord Jeffrey was an intimate friend, and in 1843 Dundrennan selected and arranged the volume of Jeffrey's contributions to the Edinburgh Review, which was published in November of that ... Dundrennan also issued in limited editions reprints of works by Geoffrey Mynshull, John Bellenden, Marlowe, Bishop Hall, and Thomas Carew, and prepared for publication the Works of Robert Herrick ...
List Of Places In Dumfries And Galloway - D
... Drumlanrig Castle Drummore Dryfesdale Dryffe Water Dumfries, Dumfries railway station Dundrennan, Dundrennan Abbey, Dundrennan Range Dunscore ...
Abbot Of Dundrennan
... The Abbot of Dundrennan was the head of the Cistercian monastic community of Dundrennan Abbey, Galloway ... Dundrennan was a large and powerful monastery in the context of the south-west ... of Dean of the Chapel Royal also gave the Dean the titles of Abbot of Crossraguel and Abbot of Dundrennan ...