The Whithorn Story

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The Whithorn Story.

whit2.JPGFollow the footsteps of commoners and kings who for centuries, have visited the shrine of St. Ninian, Scotland's very first saint. Discover more about Whithorn's early Christian past and the continuous story of the churches on the site. Marvel at the magnificent 12th century bishops crozier and rings.

The scheduled monument site at Whithorn has been known by archaeologists for over a century. Artefacts now on display include fragments of early imported glass and pottery, a rare collection of Northumbrian coins, evidence of Viking cat farming and decorated antler comb production and personal items lost by pilgrims visiting the site.

The Whithorn Trust orgainse many events throughout the year which cater for all the family, from the annuel Pilgrimages and the St Ninian, a week long festival of music, exhibitions, drama arts and peotry to archaeology lectures and projects.

whit3.JPGOpening Times
We are open daily from 1st April/Easter (whichever is earlier) until 31st October
10:30am - 5:00pm.

Admission Charges
Concessions for Children, OAP's, Families. Under 5's free.
Discounts for pre-booked groups.