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Rachael S wrote a review Sep 2020
Dumfries, United Kingdom306 contributions107 helpful votes
Today when I was spending the day with my cousin and uncle we spent a few minutes in the graveyard at Sweetheart Abbey, a really nice peaceful place with interesting gravestones including the Jardine family tree
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Date of experience: September 2020
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itchyfeet2014 wrote a review Sep 2020
Glasgow, United Kingdom2,025 contributions499 helpful votes
On our way back from Rockcliffe heading to Dumfries we passed by this beautiful ruin. It is really striking, and as ruins go, very impressive. Built of red sandstone, it dominates the village and presents a stunning view for both residents and visitors. At the moment it has scaffolding at one side. Well worth a look.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from ByHistoricScotland, Marketing Executive at Sweetheart Abbey
Responded 1 Oct 2020
Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed seeing Sweetheart Abbey as you passed! Due to Covid-19 the site is currently closed. We are working hard to make sure our historic attractions can be enjoyed whilst making sure the experience is safe for everyone and we would be delighted to welcome you back to the site when it is open once more.
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charl061191 wrote a review Aug 2020
Pickering, United Kingdom92 contributions67 helpful votes
We visited here as we were passing. Interesting place to have a little look at. They are currently doing work on it and it has scaffolding around it.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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MrsRue wrote a review Aug 2020
Durham, United Kingdom47 contributions11 helpful votes
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We visited the Abbey on a trip to southerness. The Abbey is very pretty and great for a look out it has a walk way leading down to a little river and is set in a lovely little village.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from ByHistoricScotland, Marketing Executive at Sweetheart Abbey
Responded 1 Oct 2020
Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed seeing Sweetheart Abbey! Due to Covid-19 the site is currently closed. We are working hard to make sure our historic attractions can be enjoyed whilst making sure the experience is safe for everyone and we would be delighted to welcome you back to the site when it is open once more.
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David R wrote a review Aug 2020
Glasgow, United Kingdom394 contributions528 helpful votes
We visited on a Sunday afternoon, shortly after lunch as we were passing through the village anyway. A decent free car-park area is available right next to the ruins. These are currently under repair to stabilise them for the future, but even with scaffolding around parts are worth a look and a wander around the attached graveyard. One disappointment is that all the information boards about the building are in the closed-off areas. It wouldn't have taken much to move one around so that casual visitors could have had some basic knowledge.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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