PAID WORK PLACEMENT The Dumfries & Galloway Local Employability Partnership have created a number of paid work placements open to adults over 25 who have been unemployed for 12 months or more. There is a variety of opportunities across community organisations and D&G Council departments all designed to support clients to build skills, experience and […]
We’re excited to be launching our digital ticket, which features an interactive timeline to enjoy at home, but also includes the price of entry to our site at Whithorn.
As part of our phased reopening, we are delighted to begin to offer guided tours by our resident expert, Ruaridh, who will be giving a tour of the full-scale reconstruction roundhouse on Friday 14th August at 2pm, to be followed by a tour of the Priory at 3pm. The same tours will be repeated on […]
Following the closure of all national museums, Dumfries and Galloway Council has closed its regional museums and Historic Environment Scotland has closed all manned sites, including the Priory Museum. So as to keep our staff employed, keep up a service to visitors and a presence in our town, we are going to provide a takeaway […]
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 […]