Clan MacAlister Visitor and Clan Centre

Glenbarr Abbey, an 18th century residence, built by Col. Matthew Macalister, 1st Laird of Glenbarr. Today it serves as a visitor centre for the history of Clan MacAlister.

Glenbarr Abbey

An 18th century residence, built by Col. Matthew Macalister, 1st Laird of Glenbarr. Today it serves as a visitor centre for the history of Clan MacAlister.

History

Originally called Barr House in the village of Glenbarr. It was purchased by Matthew Macalister in 1796. It was rebuilt in 1815.

Glenbarr Today

Angus Charles Macalister, 5th Laird of Glenbarr and his wife, Jeanne. Angus passed away in 2007. Lady Glenbarr still lives at the Abbey.

Visitors Centre

Plan your visit to the Glenbarr Abbey and Clan MacAlister Visitors Centre on your next trip to Kintyre in Scotland.

Donations

Help keep this historic property open to guests and visitors the world over for generations with a tax-deductible donation.