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St Ninian's Chapel

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Isle of Whithorn DG8 8LR, Scotland
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breath taking views

Went there on a beautifully sunny day and it was lovely.We parked at the harbour and walked round... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
carolyndewar1
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Had a trip whilst on holiday at Burrowhead. Had a lovely trip to the local cave and chapel. If you... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

Went there on a beautifully sunny day and it was lovely.We parked at the harbour and walked round to the chapel and the views were stunning all the way round .This is a lovely wee place well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Had a trip whilst on holiday at Burrowhead. Had a lovely trip to the local cave and chapel. If you like history then you will enjoy this chapel. It is just a quick visit, but very pleasant.

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Not much to see. Four partial walls is all that is left. Cairn for memorial stones was interesting. Two memorials for the loss of the Solway Harvester were poignant reminders of the dangers of the sea. Walk to the headland though short is very enjoyable.

Thank Colin M
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Three of us went there from Stranraer. My Mother's cousin and her husband. What an interesting place and history!! There's a cairn there that has rocks for deceased loved ones. I took a rock back to Stranraer and made one for my wife that I...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Great views of Isle of Man And sea views Short walk - look for wild life Interesting history With a play ground

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Just above the harbor at Isle of Whithorn, interesting history with great views all around. Free adjacent car parking

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Isle of Whithorn is a village, with a beautiful harbour and in addition, overlooking 1 of the bays is "St Ninians Chapel" which is a ruin! Isle of Whithorn is a lovely village, very peaceful and tranquil - especially on a sunny day. theres a...More

Thank david221b
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Part of the the Whithorn experience. This is where St Ninian landed in Scotland and part of the pilgrimage. The walks around here are very atmospheric and the wee chapel is an important landmark looked after by Historic Scotland. A memorable visit and free.

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Reviewed 19 May 2017

Well worth a visit to see the ruins of the chapel, the Mariners beacon and the site of the old life boat station, some of the slowly is still intact. There are good views from the point.

Thank Robin D
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

There is not much to the c1300 chapel ruin itself, but the site's association with St Ninian and early Christianity in Scotland make this a special place in a lovely setting. Although most "pilgrims" will only have walked a few yards from the harbour car...More

Thank David H
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