Dog Friendly Day Out in Scotland

New Abbey
South & Borders

Telephone: 01387 850397
Telephone: 0131 668 8800
Website: www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/ind

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Key Info:
In New Abbey village on the A710. Grid reference NX 965 622. Parking (two disabled spaces) is available 90 metres from the abbey.

Description:
Sweetheart Abbey was founded in 1273 by Lady Devorgilla of Galloway in memory of her husband John Balliol. On her death, she was laid to rest next to her husband’s embalmed heart and the monks named their abbey in memory of her.

Opening Times:
Visit Historic Scotland's website for details.

Dog Restrictions:
Dogs are permitted in the grounds if kept on a leash. They are not permitted in roofed buildings. Owners are asked to be sensitive to the effect of their dogs on others, esepcially children. Poop scoops are available from the steward at staffed sites. Please clear up after your dog.

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