Sweetheart Abbey

History & Heritage
Due to access restrictions in place, there is currently no visitor access to the castle.

About Sweetheart Abbey

Due to access restrictions in place as a precautionary measure while we undertake high level masonry inspections, there is currently no visitor access to the castle.

Discover the tale of devotion behind the abbey’s evocative name. Monks named it Dulce Cor in memory of Lady Dervorguilla, who founded the abbey in tribute to her beloved husband, John Balliol.

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