Current News

26
Jan
2019

On 11th August 1563, Mary Queen of Scots visited St Ninian’s shrine at Whithorn, at a time when the new Reformed church already frowned on the practice of pilgrimage. She had been on a Royal progress throughout South West Scotland, so as to be seen by her subjects, consume food-rents and pay homage at the… Read more »

26
Jan
2019

Great news from AOC Archaeology : they have confirmed that there will be digging at #BlackLoch again in 2019, after the spectacular finds in 2018. Get in touch if you’d like to volunteer.

22
Apr
2015

This booklet has been re-published by the Whithorn and District Business Association. The booklet acts as a gazetteer of archaeological sites for the area of the Machars.

01
Nov
2014

For the first time ever, the Whithorn Trust Visitor Centre will be staying open after October 31st, 11am to 4pm