Being on Iona was a highlight of my trip to Scotland this past month. I felt very peaceful being there and I could have stayed for days, not just hours.
St. Columba and his Irish followers founded the abbey in AD 563. It was restored at the beginning of the 20th century and they began renovations on the living accommodations in 1938, following the origin of the Iona Community.
Here are some of the pictures I took on the island:
For information on the Abbey and admission prices, etc. please see the Historic Scotland website.