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New Abbey Corn Mill

Grid reference: NX 961 662
OS sheet: 84
Postcode: DG2 8BX
About 7 miles S of Dumfries, on A710, in New Abbey. Follow brown signs.

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. The mill is in the care of Historic Scotland.

Opening times 2018
26th March to end September, daily, 09.30-17.00. October to end March, Monday to Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday, 10.00-16.00. Milling demonstrations 12.00 & 15.00. (see also web site)

National Mills Weekend opening times 2018
Saturday and Sunday, 09.30-17.30. 
Mill will be in action with demonstrations throughout the day.

Steward, tel. 01387 850260.

Official contact form at

Web site