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.
Photograph © John Lord under this ...
NX 961 662
About 7 miles S of Dumfries, on A710, in New Abbey. Follow brown signs.
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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.
Saturday and Sunday, 9.30am to 5.30pm (last entry 5pm).
Mill will be in action with demonstrations throughout the day.
The mill is in the care of Historic Environment Scotland.
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