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Good place to visit

Very interesting place with a variety of options available. Purchase a ticket and see everything... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
spaghetti1001
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Galston, United Kingdom
Good to explore.

We looked round the Priory ruins, and the ancient Kirk next door, but we were disappointed in that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Angela S
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Richmond, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting place with a variety of options available. Purchase a ticket and see everything you need to, plus the ticket remains in force for 1 year. The staff are well informed and happy to answer questions.

Thank spaghetti1001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We looked round the Priory ruins, and the ancient Kirk next door, but we were disappointed in that the Roundhouse was closed at the time of our visit. We had to move on, but we will probably come back another time.

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had been so looking forward to my visit to the museum, priory and crosses, I live locally, and had heard good reports. We visited early morning during a thunderstorm. The young woman who took our payment was curt, bordering on rude. I was a bit...More

Thank kpfh2015
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Fascinating place. Lots of atmosphere. Guide was superb. She was so good at getting over the long and interesting history of this area.

Thank Quakervalues
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely afternoon exploring the museum, priory and roundhouse. The tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank thainforever
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Very historic, if roofless! Approach as if going to the Information Office via fine close passage. The old carved doorway is a star.

Thank f2s
Reviewed 13 May 2018

The ruins of Whithorn Priory are open for all to see and visit. The walk from the main street, through first an ancient arch, is worth the little detour as there is a museum (it was closed when we visited) and a fine old Scots...More

Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed 5 November 2017

The ruin of the church is fairly typical, but includes a crypt of early Christian graves which could be a thousand years old since the original church/cathedral was found under the latest priory ruin. The most amazing part of this site is the EXCELLENT museum...More

Thank sgphoto
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Although the site includes a reconstructed Iron Age hut and an excellent museum of carved crosses and inscriptions, the museum guide was particularly helpful in explaining the collection of early Scottish Christian stones.

Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 17 August 2017

A must in the the Whithorn story and sample the atmosphere of a bygone age when a pilgrimage to the Priory was a so important.

Thank PaulineGlasgow
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