Visit Us

We are open from 4:30am to 8:30pm daily, with no admission fee. Mass is at 9:00am on weekdays and 8:00am (English) and 10:00am (Latin) on Sundays. See full timetable of mass and office times.

Should you wish to stay within the Abbey, please contact us.



Pluscarden Abbey
Elgin, Morayshire,
IV30 8UA
Scotland, United Kingdom


Travel & directions

The Abbey lies 6 miles west of Elgin, 40 miles east of Inverness and just over 70 miles west of Aberdeen; at both cities there are airports. There are good bus and rail services to Elgin. Buses from Elgin to the Abbey are infrequent. A taxi costs around £12.00. Pluscarden Abbey is marked on most maps and road atlases. By road, the simplest routes are from the south the A9 to Inverness and the A96 to Forres or Elgin, or via the A92 to Aberdeen and the A96 to Elgin.

See more detailed directions.


contact us

Please write to the address above, or send us a message:

• to stay at the abbey, use the retreat form.

• to discuss a vocation to become a monk, use the vocations form

• to contact us about anything else, please use our general enquiries form.