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 »
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.
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.
For the first time ever, the Whithorn Trust Visitor Centre will be staying open after October 31st, 11am to 4pm
Special loan exhibition of items from the Traprain Law silver hoard