Sweetheart Abbey

Sweetheart Abbey
New Abbey, Dumfries, DG2 8BU
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Sweetheart Abbey was founded in 1273 by Lady Devorgilla of Galloway in memory of her husband. On her death, she was laid to rest here with her husband’s embalmed heart.

• In New Abbey village on the A710 • Open all year. Winter closed Thursday and Friday • Admission: Adult £3.00 Child £1.50 Concessions £2.50 • VisitScotland grading ★★★

Find out more about Sweetheart Abbey at historic-scotland.gov.uk

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