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Calm and relaxing.

This small ruined chapel sits close to the sea with spectacular views across the sea. The whole... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BillfromKent
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Very interesting

Just above the harbor at Isle of Whithorn, interesting history with great views all around. Free... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Peter W
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Isle of Whithorn DG8 8LR, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stop by to the holiday site, fantastic views, light house near by. We enjoyed quick walk around.

Thank z00mb1e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This small ruined chapel sits close to the sea with spectacular views across the sea. The whole area: the chapel, the seafront, the harbour, the bay and the village are all quiet, calm and attractive. Well worth a stop if you are in the area...More

Thank BillfromKent
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.

Thank carolyndewar1
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.

Thank thainforever
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
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

Thank Bobby31225
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

Thank Laurence P
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
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
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.

Thank PaulineGlasgow
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