St Ninians Cave, Whithorn

#5 of 14 in Nature in Dumfries and Galloway
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  • Lovely walk to the pilgrimage cave. Great beach for beachcombing and many pilgrims have gathered bits and bobs to make crude crosses which adds to the atmosphere.  more »
  • park in a small car park with 1 mile walk through the countryside, and a pebbly beach, to the cave. sensible shoes required as the ground can be sodden after rain. the cave is very small, hardly a cav...  more »
  • Did this walk with my wife yesterday. What a lovely walk by the stream thru the wooded valley to the beach. This is another of Scotland's wonderfully clean pebble beaches, the stones on the beach are ...  more »
  • Casual stroll, depends on fitness and ability. Shore section is all small rocky beach so not suitable for wheels. Worth a visit though if your interested in history.
  • Walk down through the woods is nice, the cave is more of a shallow rock shelter and more of a holy site than impressive cave.

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