New Abbey Corn Mill

New Abbey Corn Mill


This watermill dates from the late 18th and early 19th centuries, and worked until the late 1940s. It is the successor of the monastic mill of Sweetheart Abbey, and is now in full working order producing oatmeal.


Grid reference:

NX 961 662

Town/city: Dumfries
OS sheet:


Postcode: DG2 8BX
Geocode: @54.979966, -3.623137 Open in Map

About 7 miles S of Dumfries, on A710, in New Abbey. Follow brown signs.


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Opening Times:

April to September, daily, 9.30am to 5pm.
October to March, Saturday to Wednesday (closed Thursday and Friday), 10am to 4pm.
Milling demonstrations, see website for times. 

National Mills Weekend opening times:

Saturday and Sunday, 9.30am to 5.30pm (last entry 5pm).
Mill will be in action with demonstrations throughout the day.

Additional Information:

The mill is in the care of Historic Environment Scotland.