Sweetheart Abbey

Historic Scotland

Picture of Sweetheart Abbey

The splendid remains of a late 13th and early 14th Century Cistercian abbey founded by Devorgilla, Lady of Galloway, in memory of her husband John Balliol. Devorgilla is buried in the presbytery with a casket containing her husband's embalmed heart. Joint ticket with New Abbey Corn Mill available, coach and car park, reasonable disabled access.

Open:
April to September:
9:30am-6:30pm Monday to Saturday, 2pm-6:30pm Sunday
October to March:
9:30am-4:30pm Monday to Wednesday And Saturday
9:30am-1pm Thursday, 2pm-4:30pm Sunday.
Admission:
Adult: £1.20, Child 50p, Concessions: 90p.
Sweetheart Abbey, New Abbey, Dumfries DG2
Tel: (0131) 668 8800

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